The Congress-led United Democratic Entrance (UDF) opposition on Friday boycotted Governor Arif Mohammad Khan’s handle within the Kerala Meeting on the primary day of the finances session.
The opposition legislators, who got here with banners and posters, raised slogans towards chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan and the Speaker as Khan arrived to ship his customary handle. They mentioned that it was probably the most corrupt authorities the state has seen.
Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan is going through the opposition ire after the Customs division served a discover to his extra non-public secretary Okay Ayyappan in reference to the greenback smuggling case. Ayyappan appeared earlier than the customs crew for questioning on Friday morning.
The Governor requested the opposition legislators to hold out his constitutional obligation. “I’m doing my constitutional responsibility. It’s anticipated that no obstruction shall be created whereas the governor is performing his constitutional responsibility,” Khan mentioned in his handle.
He then listed the achievements and performances of the Left authorities in its over 4 and half 12 months tenure.
The opposition then walked out of the Meeting and staged a sit-in in entrance of the Home, elevating slogans and displaying banners and posters.
In the meantime, the Governor continued his speech, saying the Left Democratic Entrance (LDF) authorities has been going through challenges ever for the reason that Covid-19 pandemic struck.
Kerala was additionally the primary state to announce a pandemic aid bundle of Rs 20,000 crore. The southern state additionally declared ground value of 16 greens produced within the state, he mentioned.
That is the final session of the federal government as elections might be held in Kerala in 4 months.