Kiren Bedi urges Centre to set up probe agency in Puducherry

| Updated: Jun 28, 2017 17:03 IST

Pondicherry [India], June 28 (ANI): Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi on Wednesday asked the Centre to constitute independent investigation and vigilance agency following a surge in investment. Taking to Twitter, Bedi drew the attention of both President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the issue. "Puducherry is seeing a surge in investmt.To ensure Fin/ADM integrity it urgently needs a brch of HC,CBI,Indp CVO @RashtrapatiBhvn @PMOIndia," she tweeted.

Posting few reports published in the leading daily, Bedi stated that a union territory is the responsibility of the Centre and it must get social audits of its administration and financial management. "A UT is a responsibility of the Central Govt even if it has an elected assembly. GOI must get social audits of ts ADM & FinancialManagement," she added. Recently, the former IPS officer had stated that her office had written to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) demanding a probe into the alleged scam in the admission of post-graduate students under the government quota in the union territory. Bedi also urged to constitute a bench of Madras High Court in the region to deal with public interest litigations (PILs) and other issues. (ANI)

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