‘Means It is Lifeless’: Tamil Nadu Governor vs MK Stalin On Withholding Payments

Solely by withdrawing his assertion can the Governor be true to his oath, Mr Stalin stated.


Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi on Thursday stoked controversy along with his remarks on withholding payments despatched by the state meeting, which the MK Stalin-led state authorities stated was “unbecoming” of an individual who holds a Constitutional place. Mr Ravi claimed withholding a invoice is a good language to imply rejected.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin condemned the Governor’s feedback and demanded he withdraw his assertion.

RN Ravi made the controversial feedback throughout his interplay with civil service aspirants for the ‘Assume to Dare’ sequence at Raj Bhavan on Thursday. On the tussle with the state authorities on Meeting payments forwarded to him for presidential assent, he stated, “The Governor has three choices: Give assent, withhold – that means the invoice is lifeless – which the Supreme Courtroom and Structure use as a good language to imply reject, and third reserve the invoice for the President. That is the Governor’s discretion.”

MK Stalin hit out on the Governor, mentioning that he has not given assent to even a cash invoice, which Mr Ravi himself admitted he cannot withhold.

“The Governor carelessly sharing his official stand in public is a breach. He has not given assent to the invoice banning on-line rummy despatched as a cash invoice. That is unconstitutional,” Mr Stalin stated.

Solely by withdrawing his assertion can the Governor be true to his oath, Mr Stalin stated, including that he ought to present assent if the meeting passes a invoice for the second time.

“That is scuttling the state’s administration. The Supreme Courtroom has dominated that the Governor is a shorthand of the state authorities. He should not consider himself as a dictator,” he added.

The Chief Minister additionally claimed that the Governor had made a behavior of delaying the payments, ordinances and amendments conceived by the folks’s representatives, and despatched to him for approval.

The Governor additionally alleged overseas funding behind the 2018 anti-Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi and the Kudankulam nuclear plant.

Raj Bhavan sources stated that the Governor’s feedback had been normal, and he did not specify any invoice specifically.