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Bedi 'violates' spirit of oath of secrecy, 'divulging' secret

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

V Narayanasamy has charged with "violating the spirit of oath of secrecy"by "divulging all secret communications" through and said it was "unbecoming" of a constitutional authority.

In his letter to yesterday, he pointed out that though as an she had taken oath of office and secrecy, she has been issuing every day all "secret communications violating the oath of which was unbecoming of a constitutional authority."

A copy of his letter was distributed to reporters here today.

Recalling his meeting with where he had apprised her of Lt Governor's powers, he said, "You brushed aside whatever I told you about the constitutional powers of the elected government."

Noting that the was issuing day in and day out orders without authority which only confused the officers, the claimed that they (officials) "need not obey the orders of the and can ignore them."

Narayanasamy, whose government is locked in a running battle with Bedi on various issues in the past two years, said he was "ready to cooperate with the Lt Governor" if she acted on the aid and advice of

"I am willing to cooperate with you if you do no not block welfare schemes and if you act within the Constitution and the law book," the said in his letter.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 13:40 IST