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Govt let down people on several counts but blames Bedi: BJP

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

in today charged that the V Narayanasamy-led was blaming Lt Governor for its failure to implement various welfare schemes in the union territory.

"The territorial has let down the people on several counts without efficiently implementing welfare schemes and blaming Bedi without any justification," he said in a statement here.

Saminathan said though the Centre was earmarking sufficient funds for to implement welfare and development schemes, the was not using it properly.

There was also delay in operating the gift hamper scheme for festival, he said.

"Who actually stands in the way of the implementation of the schemes and why should the blame every now and then the for the government's inefficiency and failure", Saminathan asked.

The government and Bedi have been at loggerheads over many issues, including medical admissions and induction of three nominated MLAs, ever since she assumed office in 2016.

Narayanasamy recently alleged that Bedi's "style of functioning is more like a of opposition than an administrator" of the Union Territory.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 19:15 IST