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Oppn AINRC MLAs meetBedi at Raj Nivas, fuels speculation

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

In a sudden development, all eight legislators belonging to the AINRC, led by ofthe opposition N Rangasamy, at the Raj Nivas here today, triggering speculation about the nature of their meeting.

Member of (Lok Sabha) R Radhakrishnan, belonging to the All NR (AINRC), also accompanied the MLAs during their meeting with the Lt Governor.

Emerging from the meeting, former chief minister told reporters outside the Raj Nivas that there was no "specific significance" in the 30 minute-long meeting.

"We only conveyed New Year and greetings to the Lt Governor and nothing more," said.

When asked about the reason for the meeting, the of the opposition said that "it is not a sudden meeting".

"We came here to convey our greetings to her," one of the MLAs told PTI, adding that the was "happy" to receive them.

This is the first time that all the opposition AINRC legislators had a meeting with the after the present government, headed by V Narayanasamy, was formed in June 2016.

The meeting triggered speculation and the Raj Nivas was abuzz with activities as soon as the AINRC team arrived to meet with the Lt Governor.

and the government here have been at loggerheads over various issues ever since she assumed office in May 2016.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 20:55 IST