The Congress suffered its worst defeat in the history of elections here, winning just two seats
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is set to form the government in the UT of Puducherry for the first time.
The lockdown restrictions and night curfew imposed up to April 30 in Puducherry have been extended to May 3
After a first few hours of brisk voting in Puducherry, sparking expectations that the polling percentage would cross 90, the figure settled at 81.64 by the end of the day.
The Election Officer has banned weapons, sticks, banners and placards, and bike rallies.
The court also made it clear that the ECI should deal with the perceived breach of code of conduct without putting a lid on the issue, and a separate probe initiated against the party should go on.
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The party has promised to withdraw user charges for garbage collection. It would also fill up 9,500 vacant posts in various government departments.
He said the PM also failed to make any announcement on issues affecting Puducherry like statehood, waiver of the legacy loan and provision of more grants
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.
Modi said, "There was only loot. MLAs belonging to the Congress had been openly talking about the corruption directly linked to the family of the former Chief Minister and were sidelined."
The flying squad team in Mettupalayam seized Rs 43,000 in cash and the Innova car of the candidate at around 11.45 pm on March 28
Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader, Veerappa Moily, said NDA is an alliance of contradictions.
N Rangasamy on Monday said the nearly five-year rule of the Congress in Puducherry in alliance with the DMK was a failure.
PM Narendra Modi would address an election rally on Tuesday to woo voters for NDA candidates contesting the April 6 Assembly polls.