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Minister criticise Bedi on port issue

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

PuducherryPort Minister M Kandasamy today allegedthat Lt Governor Kiran Bedi had been exposing her intention to scuttle developmental projects by making criticisms and comments on schemes through

The former IPS officer was frequently criticising developmental projects like port development in Puducherry, though would go ahead to launch the projects as scheduled, he told reports here.

The inked an agreement with Port (CPT) some months ago to develop the port here as its satellite port to transact container cargo.

"Our intention is to generate jobs and also to strengthen the of the Administration. But the Lt Governor had been taking strong exception to development of port", he alleged.

Kandasamy wished that the Lt Governor did not complicate the port development project by combining it with the beach nourishment work taken up by desilting the estuary and depositing the desilted sand to create a long stretch of beach.

He said that the project for development of port and also the restoration of air services from to Hyderbad would go on stream as scheduled to promote tourism and generate employment.

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 19:22 IST