Election of Puducherry Assembly Speaker on June 29

Last Updated: Sunday, June 26, 2011 - 15:41

Puducherry: Election of Speaker to the
Puducherry Assembly would be held on June 29, Chief Minister N
Rangasamy said on Sunday.

Nominations would be received till June 28, Rangasamy, who
met Lt Governor Dr Iqbal Singh, told reporters here.

He said the candidate of his party AINRC would be announced

He said a notification on allocation of portfolios to the
newly inducted four ministers would be issued shortly.

Rangasamy, who met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Home
Minister P Chidambaram last week at New Delhi, said he had
urged the Centre to write off Rs 4040 crores Puducherry
government owed to the Centre over the years.

On the criticism of the Union Minister of State for
Parliamentary Affairs V Narayanasamy that law and order was in
a shambles in Puducherry during the last one and half months
Rangasamy said that all necessary steps had been taken to
ensure law and order.


First Published: Sunday, June 26, 2011 - 15:41

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