- Governor trying to implement BJP-RSS policies: CPI(M)
- BJP trying to create atmosphere like Karnataka and Goa: CPI(M)
Kerala News: The ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Tuesday accused Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan of creating a constitutional crisis in the state at the behest of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Local self-government minister MB Rajesh and former state finance minister Thomas Isaac alleged that Khan was trying to implement BJP-RSS policies in Kerala and it was evident from his conduct over the past few days. Rajesh alleged that the BJP knows that it cannot induct Left MLAs into its party by intimidating or buying them like other states like Karnataka and Goa and hence they are trying to create a constitutional crisis here.
BJP accused of using governor
Isaac also echoed Rajesh’s voice and said, “The states where there is a non-BJP government are using the governor to create problems there. Look at Maharashtra, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Jharkhand. This is happening not only in Kerala, but in all those places.” He said the University Law and Lokayukta Amendment Bill was not approved by the Governor and without seeing it said that he would not sign it, thereby showing his prejudice. It shows. Rajesh said the governor’s conduct indicates “who is he working for and where is his remote control.” Isaac said the governor should have an understanding of his position and his powers.
‘Governor obliged to act on the advice of the cabinet’
“He (the governor) is bound to act on the advice of the cabinet, but he is behaving as if he is the king of Kerala. this is unacceptable. The only solution is to oppose it politically. “Who is he (Khan) to say that he will not sign bills passed by a elected government and keep them in his pocket,” Isaac said. A day before the CPI(M) leaders’ remarks, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan intensified his attack against the Left Front government in the state, accusing it of silencing the voices of dissenters, including the Raj Bhavan.
shared the video of the scuffle
Khan took on the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) in 2019 over a series of issues including her alleged thrashing at a function held at Kannur University and Kerala’s revenue being primarily based on lottery and liquor sales. It was simple In an unexpected move, the Kerala Governor on Monday shared with the media video clips of him allegedly being thrashed at a function at Kannur University. He had also released in the media the letters sent to him by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his replies on the functioning of the state universities.