The order a day before the ruling Congress party and its alliance partners proposed to hold a series of protests. The order will be in force until further direction. that includes Raj Nivas, Bedi's official residence, offices and camp offices-cum-residences of the chief minister and his cabinet colleagues, legislative assembly, chief secretariat, police headquarters and government Covid-19 hospitals.
Earlier Chief Minister of Puducherry, V Narayansamy announced that the Congress-led Secular Democratic Alliance would stage dharna to urge the Centre to recall Lieutenant Governor KiranBedi. V Narayanasamy further said that the indefinite protest would be held from January 8 in front of Raj Niwas, which is the office-cum-residence of Kiran Bedi, till she is sent out of the Union Territory. He also said that he along with other party members are ready to face any consequence.