Vizhinjam is a message for Development First approach: Tharoor

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015,18:03 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Hailing the cabinet decision to award the Vizhinjam port development contract to Adani Ports, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, MP, today termed it as a ‘message for a Development First approach in politics’.
In a statement, Dr Tharoor congratulated Chief Minister Oommen Chandy for showing the political courage to award the contract despite baseless and opportunistic criticism from opposition parties.
This is a gold-letter day for the people of Thiruvananthapuram who have waited for 25 long years’, Dr Tharoor observed.
‘It’s high time that all the political parties in Kerala understand the changing mindset of the people who put Development First before all other considerations.
The Kerala cabinet today decided to award the multi-thousand crore Vizhinjam international port and deep-water container transshipment Adani Ports and SEZ Limited.