Kiran Bedi has been relieved of the post of Lieutenant Governor of Pondicherry. The Union government has ordered the release of Kiran Bedi, the former deputy governor of Pondicherry, and his replacement as the governor of Telangana, Tamizhai Soundarajan.
On further investigation, it came to light that the man had written posts that had reportedly insulted several other leaders and he had published the posts with the motive of inciting communal violence.
After the news of his demise headlined, several leaders have been paying tribute to the deceased legislator and expressing their condolences to his family. Shankar was surviving by his wife and two children.
According to Puducherry's health department, the union territory has reported 13,556 cases so far as of August 29 of which 4834 are active, 8511 have been discharged, and 211 had succumbed to the viral infection.