27 February Thursday

Governor Lacks Grasp of Constitution: Sitaram Yechury

Web Desk‌Updated: Friday Jan 17, 2020

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM : CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury countered Governor’s remarks on filing of  anti-CAA suit with the Supreme Court saying,  the Kerala Governor lacks knowledge of the country’s constitution and powers wielded by State and its Legislative Assembly.

The governor on Thursday had fumed over Kerala Govt filing anti-CAA petition telling news reporters, it was done withiout  his knowledge.

Incidentally, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had responded to governor’s complaint on Thursday. Kerala is not erstwhile princely province where Resident Ministers were positioned above the kings ; There is no such appointee Resident above the State Assembly, Pinarayi had said.