Puducherry: Opposition Congress in Puducherry
today urged Lt Governor of Puducherry Dr Iqbal Singh to ensure
that the territorial administration took speedy and effective
steps to protect law and order and more specifically the
business community facing threats and attacks at the hands of
anti-social elements of late.
A detailed petition was presented to the Secretary to Lt
Governor of Puducherry R.Udipta Ray at Rajnivas by a
delegation of the Congress pushing the plea for steps to nab
the accused engaging in coercion and threats to rob
businessmen of cash and their properties.
Leader of the opposition and former Chief Minister of
Puducherry V.Vaithilingam, who was in the delegation, said
they had requested the Lt Governor to immediately convene a
meeting of officials of the Police and the Home Department to
work out an action plan after reviewing the law and order
He also accused the AINRC Government of `failure` to
alleviate the sufferings of the farmers, fishermen and others
affected by the cyclone Thane in December last.