Opposition intensifies protest demanding Chief Minister’s resignation

Thursday, Dec 3, 2015,12:30 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Opposition has intensified its protest demanding Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy’s resignation in the wake of accusations made by Biju Radhakrishnan in relation to the solar panel scam.

Biju, a prime accused in the solar panel scam Wednesday made a sensational claim that he is in possession of video clippings in which six powerful politicians, including the Chief Minister, talking to his partner Saritha S Nair and engaging in wrong situations.

Opposition created uproar in the Assembly right from the start of proceedings calling for the Chief Minister’s resignation. The members displayed placards citing allegations against him, and raised slogans coming down to the well of the House.

The Speaker closed proceedings of the House for the day after the protest continued.

Opposition members then marched towards the Secretariat, where Opposition leader V.S. Achuthanandan reiterated the demand for the Chief Minister’s resignation.