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Ahmed Patel's RS poll win vindicates victory of justice: Pondy

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

Chief Minister today said the victory of veteran Ahmed Patel in the poll in has vindicated "the victory of justice and truth."

Honouring freedom fighters of the Union Territory on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of 'Quit movement' at the party office here, the Chief Minister said, "The hadmoved heaven and earth abusing authority and resorting to money powerto scuttle the victory of the candidate in poll in

"All these efforts of the had with failure and the Congress nominee had emerged victorious to retain the seat.. This win showed that justice and truth would always meet with success," he asserted.

Hitting out at the rule at the Centre under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi, the Congress leader said, "Implementation of the Goods and Services (GST) has seriously hit the resources of the states..

is bearing the brunt of the as the new regime is affecting the common man.

The territorial government has found that is of no use for the Union Territory.

"Whatever schemes the previous UPA government had evolved and implemented are being implemented under different nomenclatures now," he said.

"Personal liberty of the people is also at stake in the rule," he added.

In a veiled reference to Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, Narayanasamy said, "Presently the elected government in Union Territory is not able to implement most of the welfare schemes as there are serious blockades and obstacles hitting implementation of the schemes.

We will overcome all obstacles and challenges in the larger interest of development of Puducherry' he said.

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 12:48 IST