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Political uncertainty in TN will affect growth: Puducherry CM

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Chief Minister today expressed concern over the political uncertainty in saying due to it, "growth will be affected" in the union territory.

"The unrest in the ruling in will affect the economy of that state as well as in terms of growth and investments," he told reporters here.

Talking about the ban on shops on national highways, the leader said he had sought Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari's intervention in converting some of the national into state

"The ban cannot be implemented at once. We need some time and we have approached the Union Transport Minister regarding this," he added.

Narayanasamy claimed that the ban on politicians using red beacons on their official vehicles would not affect him as he had never used it.

"I use my own vehicle for travelling and do not opt for such luxuries," he said.

Denying the speculation regarding a tiff between him and Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, Narayanasamy said he did not have any such issue with the former IPS officer.

Narayanasamy was here to campaign for the candidates in the upcoming MCD polls to woo the south Indian voters settled in the national capital.

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First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 22:48 IST