Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday mentioned the choice to drop Communist Occasion of India (M) chief KK Shailaja from the state cupboard was made by the social gathering.
He additional mentioned that an exemption can’t be made for Shailaja, who had received a lot world reward for her environment friendly dealing with of Covid’s first wave in Kerala, as there have been additionally different performing ministers within the final authorities.
“It was the social gathering’s resolution to not embrace anybody for 2 consecutive phrases as ministers. It was based mostly on this coverage that KK Shailaja was not included within the new cupboard. An exemption for one particular person can’t be given as there have been additionally different performing ministers within the final authorities,” Mr Vijayan mentioned.
He added that the criticism of not together with the cupboard minister has been taken constructively.
“As I mentioned, it was a normal resolution of the social gathering. I’m persevering with as CM because the social gathering requested me to. The brand new ministers may also carry out properly,” he mentioned.
KK Shailaja was one of the widespread ministers of Mr Vijayan’s cupboard, profitable the meeting polls from Mattannur in Kannur with a document margin of 67,013 votes.
Many social gathering members really feel that the candidature of Shailaja within the meeting polls had helped the LDF to register a convincing victory.
Many, together with Left supporters and celebrities, have demanded that KK Shailaja be made a minister once more.