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BJP plans to topple Puducherry govt

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May 16, 2018 17:59


The BJP has put up a good show in the Karnataka polls, and while the verdict is still awaited on whether the BJP or the JDS-Congress combine will form government, the party's election mastermind, Amit Shah, is already looking at toppling the Congress Government in Puducherry.

By July, the BJP president is likely to visit Congress-ruled Puducherry for two days during which he is expected to work out a strategy to topple the V Narayanaswamy government.

For the past six months, it is the Congress government which has stalled the entry of three BJP MLAs to the the Puducherry state assembly. If these three MLAs cast their vote the State Government headed by V Narayanaswamy will be toppled.


To assist Narendra Modi's vision of a Congress-free India Shah got in touch with N Rangaswami, former Chief Minister of Puducherry and asked him to focus on brining down the Congress Government in Puducherry which is skating on thin ice.

Shah and Rangaswami had a secret meeting last week in
New Delhi and also in Bengaluru, a source present during the meeting said.

If the Congress is forced to exit Puducherry, only one Congress government in Punjab survives.


Before the 2019 elections, the BJP aims at choking
Congress funding.

Interestingly, the Karnataka Chief Minister Siddharamaiah was source of finance for the Congress. 

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