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Jaitley justifies Fathima Beevi's removal

NEW DELHI, JULY 4. The Union Law, Justice and Company Affairs Minister, Mr. Arun Jaitley, today said there was ``nothing wrong'' with the way in which Ms. Fathima Beevi was removed as Tamil Nadu Governor.

``What's wrong about it? Governors are required to keep the Centre informed about the developments in the States. She didn't do that. Instead she justified the developments there, even the attack on media persons,'' he told UNI. Asked why the Union Cabinet had rushed in removing her from office, he said the decision was not taken in a hurry. ``She had more than one full day to give an objective report,'' he said.

Ms. Fathima Beevi resigned on Sunday amid a storm of protests.

- UNI

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