It may be recalled that the previous government led by V Narayanasamy had also tried to enhance the old age and destitute pension, but its proposal did not get approval from the then LG Kiran Bedi
They were disallowed to attend the ceremony and were sent for further treatment, said a press release.
Known to be a simple, soft-spoken and accessible leader, Rangasamy is famous for driving around in a two- wheeler across the streets of Puducherry, even as a CM.
Due to covid restrictions, only the elected MLAs, senior party functionaries, Chief Secretary Ashwani Kumar and other government officials were present on the occasion.
NR Congress chief and Puducherry Chief Minister-designate N Rangasamy said he would take oath on Friday, adding that the BJP would be part of his government.
On approval by the President, Ranagasamy will be invited for the swearing in by the Lt Governor.
As in the past, Rangasamy would sit near the samadhi of his guru and silently connect with him. Through intuition, he understands the advice from his guru and takes decisions by following it.
The grants need to be in the ratio of 70 per cent borne by the Centre, and the remaining 30 per cent from Puducherry’s own resources, Rangasamy said.
All India NR Congress (AINRC) founder President and former Chief Minister N Rangasamy has declared assets of Rs 38.39 crores
Even weeks before the polls, the Congress has given up on the contest for Yanam seat as most of its leaders in the region have deserted the party.
After offering prayers in a temple, he went on a rally around the constituency accompanied by former Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao before filing his nomination.
Though neither the BJP nor NR Congress have officially announced the constituencies allocated to each as yet, the leaders of both parties have reportedly reached an understanding on the seats
On Tuesday night, the AINRC executive committee adopted a resolution declaring N Rangasamy as the CM choice.
Karnataka BJP Vice President Nirmal Kumar Surana, who is in charge of the Puducherry BJP, said that after the elections, the leaders of the legislature parties of the NDA will decide on the CM
Former Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao has urged N Rangasamy to contest from Yanam and has promised all support for campaign activities.