Puducherry, Feb 10: The Congress Party in the Union Territory of Puducherry is gearing up to face the ensuing Lok Sabha election, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said here on Sunday.
Talking to news persons after attending a Congress party’s consultation meeting in New Delhi on Saturday, the Chief Minister said AICC President Rahul Gandhi had advised to get prepared for the Lok Sabha election and put forth the demands for election manifesto.
He said Mr Gandhi would visit Puducherry and the date and time would be decided later.
On the issue of alliance, Mr Narayanasamy said that an alliance on the lines of the one formed in Tamil Nadu would forge here too.
The Chief Minister alleged that the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre failed to provide adequate funds to Puducherry. Files are being delayed and a ‘step motherly’ attitude is being shown to Puducherry, he said and alleged that N R Congress President and leader of the opposition N Rangaswamy is behind for the denial of funds to Puducherry. (UNI)