Former top cop and senior BJP leader Kiran Bedi, who was projected as BJP's chief ministerial candidate in the last Delhi assembly elections has been appointed as the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, where the Congress won the assembly elections last week. She replaces Lieutenant-General (retd) AK Singh - who as the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar, was given additional charge of Puducherry in 2014.
The 2016 assembly election results are indicators of the new emerging trends in the polity of Indian nation. Some call it a 'watershed moment' for Assam politics; some call it 'historic' also. But, to Sir with love, I say - I disagree. It is simply the Incumbency Fatigue. Corruption and Inefficiency are the realities that the Indians have learned to live with.
At Kharagpur, campaigning for his party, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched a direct attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and had said that "Didi" has now become a "Shahenshah" who has failed to bring about change and does not care about the state.