In a veiled assault on Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Friday stated the brand new 12 months eve celebrations within the union territory went off peacefully regardless of makes an attempt by some sections to stall them.
“The profitable and peaceable celebration of the fete displayed that in a democracy the facility of the individuals is stronger than any pressure,” he advised reporters.
Citing Centre’s pointers, Ms Bedi had on Wednesday urged individuals to welcome 2021 from their properties and keep away from ending up “tremendous spreader” of COVID-19 by thronging public locations for the revellery, disagreeing with the UT authorities’s choice to permit celebrations.
“As chairman of the State Catastrophe Administration Authority, I had maintained that the celebrations can be held topic to the protection norms and pointers of the Central authorities,” Mr Narayanasamy stated, appreciating the locals and vacationers for sustaining self-discipline throughout the brand new 12 months eve occasions.
Police and the Income departments additionally performed a vital position in guaranteeing the peaceable celebrations, he added.
Talking after providing worship on the well-known shrine of Manakula Vinayakar right here on the event of the daybreak of the brand new 12 months, he stated that he prayed to the Almighty that 2021 be a improvement oriented 12 months in Puducherry.
Mr Narayanasamy additionally stated he was assured that the “chaos and troubles unleashed by Bedi” in 2020 can be a factor of the previous within the new 12 months.
He alleged each Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Ms Bedi weren’t not enthusiastic about improvement. “However the brand new 12 months would see profitable accomplishment of the facility of the individuals,” he stated.
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