Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi urges Center to set up probe agency in Puducherry

Yesterday, Congress ministers and other leaders observed a day-long fast for swearing in three members nominated to the assembly.

Pondicherry, June 28: Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi on Wednesday asked the Center to constitute independent investigation and vigilance agency following a surge in investment.

Taking to Twitter, Bedi drew the attention of both President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the issue.

“Puducherry is seeing a surge in investmt.To ensure Fin/ADM integrity it urgently needs a brch of HC,CBI,Indp CVO @RashtrapatiBhvn @PMOIndia,” she tweeted.

Posting few reports published in the leading daily, Bedi stated that a union territory is the responsibility of the Center and it must get social audits of its administration and financial management.

“A UT is a responsibility of the Central Govt even if it has an elected assembly. GOI must get social audits of ts ADM & FinancialManagement,” she added.

Recently, the former IPS officer had stated that her office had written to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) demanding a probe into the alleged scam in the admission of post-graduate students under the government quota in the union territory.

Bedi also urged to constitute a bench of Madras High Court in the region to deal with public interest litigations (PILs) and other issues.

(With ANI Inputs)