PM Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various developmental initiatives in Puducherry. He also laid the foundation stone of different infrastructure projects worth over Rs. 1,2400 crores in Tamil Nadu.
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar stated that environmental permits have been issued for different tourism projects as a part of Niti Aayog's scheme in the three islands, while maintaining the natural beauty and security of Lakshadweep,
The V Narayanaswamy-led Congress government lost the floor test held in Puducherry Assembly. The Puducherry Assembly Speaker VP Sivakolundhu announced that the Chief Minister has failed to prove his majority and adjourned the house sine die.
The pilgrims will need passes to attend Kumbh and they will be issued only after submission of a negative RT-PCR test report with a test date 72 hours prior to the date of visit, identity proof and medical certificate. The pilgrims without passes will be denied entry.
The entire project will include the installation of the equestrian statue of Maharaja Suheldev as well as the development of various tourist amenities such as a guest house, cafeteria, and a children’s park.