Puducherry, Jan. 14 -- Skipping Pongal festival, Puducherry Welfare Minister M Kandasamy continued his indefinite dharna inside the legislative assembly premises on the fifth day here on Thursday to press his demand.

It may be noted that Mr Kandasamy began the indefinite dharna on Sunday night stating that he will continue it till Lt.Governor Kiran Bedi sanctions 15 files pertaining to his departments.

The Minister continued to sleep on the portico of the legislative assembly during the night time. UNI PAB CS 1113

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