Business Standard

Assure all possible support for Puducherry's development, says PM Modi

"Puducherry has a lot of potential for industrial and tourism development that will provide a lot of employment opportunities," Modi said

Narendra Modi
Premium

Modi will lay the foundation stone for the development of a minor port at Puducherry under Sagarmala Scheme

TE Narasimhan Chennai
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his government will provide support for the development of Puducherry.

After laying the foundation stone for various projects at Puducherry on Thursday, Modi said, "The people of Puducherry are talented. This land is beautiful. I am here to personally assure all possible support from my government for the development of Puducherry."

Puducherry recently saw political turmoil after the Congress government fell early this week. Earlier, Tamilsai Soundararajan replaced Kiran Bedi as lieutenant governor (LG) of Puducherry. Soundararajan was shifted to the Union Territory from Telangana, where she was the governor.

The prime minister said that across India

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Feb 25 2021 | 12:48 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com