Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Friday accused the centre of making an attempt to topple his authorities with the assistance of opposition AINRC and AIADMK and asserted that the ruling Congress would overcome all such designs.
A day after Lt Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan directed him to show his majority within the meeting on February 22, he additionally hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging he was functioning like “an autocrat”.
Mr Narayanasamy was speaking to reporters after a joint assembly of leaders and representatives of the Congress-led Secular Democratic Alliance to debate the present political scenario within the union territory. In the meantime, official sources stated the meeting would meet at 10 am on Monday for taking on the belief vote.
The Chief Minister alleged the BJP-led Central authorities had “uncovered its intention of mayhem of democracy” in states the place the opposition was in energy by unleashing Earnings Tax, the Enforcement Directorate and the CBI.
Mr Narayanasamy, whose authorities has misplaced majority after a spate of resignations by Congress MLAs, stated it had been the “apply and design” of the Modi authorities to disturb Congress governments in states like Goa, Manipur, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and now in Puducherry.
“We are going to overcome all such designs and we have now confronted efficiently all makes an attempt of the centre to rock the boat in Puducherry in affiliation with the AIADMK and the AINRC in Puducherry,” he stated.
Mr Narayanasamy stated the February 21 assembly of the Congress MLAs would come out with an “motion plan” over the belief vote, including he had been consulting authorized specialists on whether or not the nominated legislators had the suitable to vote on a movement of confidence within the meeting.
Within the 33-member meeting with an efficient power of 28, the Congress has ten members, together with the Speaker, whereas its alliance accomplice DMK has three and lone unbiased from Mahe area additionally helps it.
The opposition events even have 14 members, together with the three nominated (BJP), and have stated that the ruling dispensation not has a majority.
Mr Narayanasamy described as a “historic blunder” the three nominated MLAs being referred as BJP members within the communication by the Lt Governor on convening of the particular meeting session for the ground take a look at.
He claimed the plea of the three for recognition because the BJP representatives was pending as per meeting information and lots of formalities wanted to be accomplished.
He has written a letter on Friday to the Lt Governor searching for clarification as to how she had described the three nominated legislators as BJP members whereas giving the break up of events within the meeting.
Treating them as BJP MLAs by the Lt Governor in her order issued Thursday for flooring take a look at “is wrong and is completely in contravention of the information of the Meeting,” he claimed.
The Chief Minister stated leaders and delegates of 17 events, together with the DMK, participated within the assembly of the Secular Democratic Alliance.