Congress seeks Kalyanasundaram’s dismissal

Last Updated: Monday, October 10, 2011 - 16:17

Puducherry: Opposition Congress in Pudcucherry
on Monday urged Lt Governor Iqbal Singh to recommend to the Centre
for the dismissal of Education Minister PML Kalyanasundaram
as he was facing criminal charges for allegedly using a proxy
to write the Class X public examination.

Talking to reporters, opposition leader V Vaithilingam, who
led a delegation to submit a memorandum to Singh demanding
recommendation to the Centre for the minister`s dismissal,
told reporters that "charges filed against Kalyanasundaram are
so serious that he should not continue in the ministry”.

The minister was summoned by Tamil Nadu police yesterday to
appear before it on Tuesday for questioning after a case was
registered against him for allegedly using a proxy to write
the exam.

Union Minister of State for PMO office V Narayanasamy said
if Kalyanasundaram continued to be a minister, there was
possibility of him tampering with evidences.

PCC leader A V Subramaniam said the Lt Governor had assured
the delegation that he would seek clarification from Chief
Minister on the issue.


First Published: Monday, October 10, 2011 - 16:17
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