Puducherry: Narayanasamy to meet Lt Gov Kiran Bedi today, stake claim to form govt
Senior Congress leader V Narayanasamy will on Monday meet Lt Governor Kiran Bedi here to stake claim to become the Chief Minister of Puducherry.
Puducherry/Chennai: Senior Congress leader V Narayanasamy will on Monday meet Lt Governor Kiran Bedi here to stake claim to become the Chief Minister of Puducherry.
Narayanasamy will meet Bedi at 10 am today to hand over the letter staking claim to form the government.
Narayanasamy was unanimously elected as leader of the 15-member Congress Legislature Party on Saturday.
Notably, Congress has the support of the two-member DMK in the 30-member Assembly.
Earlier, he had called on DMK president M Karunanidhi at Chennai and obtained his party's letter of support for forming the government.
Narayanasamy, who did not contest the May 16 Assembly polls in which Congress-DMK alliance secured a simple majority of 17 in the 30-member House, has told reporters that Karunanidhi handed over the DMK's letter of support of its two MLAs to him during the meeting.
(With PTI inputs)