According to media reports, John Kumar has cited dissatisfaction in the Congress government as the reason for his resignation. John Kumar has submitted his resignation to Speaker V Sivakolanthu.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to reach Union Territory of Puducherry on Wednesday, but before that the Congress has suffered a major setback. Another Congress MLA A John Kumar has resigned as MLA. With this, the Congress-DMK government led by V Narayanaswamy in Puducherry lost majority in the assembly. That is, now the number of MLAs of Congress-DMK government and opposition has become equal.
According to media reports, John Kumar has cited dissatisfaction in the Congress government as the reason for his resignation. John Kumar has submitted his resignation to Speaker V Sivakolanthu. For information, let us tell you that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will be visiting Puducherry on Wednesday, 17 February. It is being told that in view of the assembly elections, Rahul Gandhi will start the election campaign here. Rahul Gandhi will also address several public meetings.
Let us tell you that this year Tamil Nadu and Puducherry assembly elections will be held. Chief Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora has said that assembly elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will be held at the same time. However, the dates of the elections have not been announced yet.
Which party has how many seats
Despite being a union territory, Puducherry also has a provision for assembly. Currently V Narayanasamy is the CM in the Congress government in Puducherry. According to the report, out of the 30 assembly seats in Puducherry, Congress has 15, AINRC has 8, AIADSK has 4, BJP has 3 (nominated) DMK has two and one Independent seat.