President’s rule imposed in Puducherry after Congress govt loses trust vote

President’s Rule was imposed in Puducherry pursuing a advice by the Union Cupboard following a Congress-led govt shed power in the Union Territory in a vote of self confidence.

The notification, signed by President Ram Nath Kovind, said the final decision was taken following the president acquired a report from the administrator of the Union Territory of Puducherry on February 22.

It said following contemplating the report and other details acquired by him, the president was content that a situation experienced arisen in which the administration of the Union Territory of Puducherry could not have on in accordance with the provisions of the Federal government of Union Territories Act, 1963 (twenty of 1963).

“Now, therefore, in training of the powers conferred by portion 51 of the Act and of all other powers enabling me in that behalf, I (a) suspend, right until the constitution of the fifteenth Legislative Assembly of

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