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It is Centre's duty to help Puducherry: V Narayanasamy

He hit out at the previous All India N Rangasamy Congress government led by N Rangasamy

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

V Narayanasamy sworn in as Puducherry Chief Minister
Puducherry Chief Minister, V Narayanasamy

Chief Minister on Friday said it is the Centre's duty to help the Union Territory by sanctioning required funds for developmental activities.

Addressing a meeting, organised by Pradesh Committee to celebrate the 122nd birth anniversary of former Chief Minister Edouard Goubert at the party office in Puducherry, Narayanasamy mentioned his visit to recently and his meetings with the Prime Minister, Union Home Minister, Finance Minister and others to seek adequate funds for

"I get the positive signals that Centre would assist to meet its commitments in developmental programmes.It is, however, the duty of the Centre to help Puducherry as it is our right to claim for funds," he said.

He hit out at the previous All India government led by N Rangasamy, alleging that various public sectors had suffered losses during its tenure.

"Development is the only goal for us and it would be our relentless efforts to relieve government undertakings and government departments of the present ills," he added.

First Published: Fri, July 29 2016. 11:48 IST