THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Strolling into the lure laid by new state Congress president Ok Sudhakaran, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday unleashed a scathing assault in opposition to him and levelled a critical allegation that Sudhakaran had plotted to kidnap his son and daughter whereas they have been faculty college students in Kannur.
Through the media briefing on the Covid-19 state of affairs, the chief minister took round 20 minutes to answer to the claims made by Sudhakaran in his interview revealed in a vernacular weekly.
The shift of stand to assault mode by Pinarayi, who had greeted Sudhakaran’s appointment because the state Congress president final week, is believed to be a part of the chief’s choice to take the bull by its horns. Sudhakaran later instructed reporters that he would reply to Pinarayi’s allegations in a press convention on Saturday. Evidently the disagreement between Kannur veterans is ready to accentuate, giving the decimated Congress a strong platform to problem the federal government and its captain head on. Those that had argued inside the Congress for bringing Sudhakaran to the helm have been mentioning repeatedly that solely a macho chief like him can tackle Pinarayi.
Within the interview revealed by the weekly, Sudhakaran, who had been the chief of KSU in Authorities Brennen School, Thalassery, the place Pinarayi additionally studied and labored for Kerala Pupil Federation, claimed that in a scholar conflict on the faculty, he had kicked Pinarayi down.
‘Sudhakaran may need dreamt about kicking me’
Recalling an incident occurred in early Seventies, Sudhakaran mentioned Pinarayi had come speeding to the help of his comrades, together with former minister AK Balan. “I gave him one huge kick. KSU staff quickly surrounded Pinarayi and beat him to pulp,” Sudhakaran claimed within the interview.
When requested for his feedback in regards to the interview, Pinarayi mentioned Sudhakaran may need dreamt about kicking him and he didn’t need to forestall him from doing that. “He’s bragging. How can he do that?” requested Pinarayi earlier than studying out his model of incidents narrated by Sudhakaran.
He then mentioned a detailed confidant of Sudhakaran had come to me and confided his plan to kidnap his youngsters who have been finding out in class then. Pinarayi mentioned he remained unfazed on listening to the plan and didn’t disclose the matter even to his spouse in order that she didn’t panic.
Referring to the coed conflict, Vijayan mentioned he had spared Sudhakaran on that day in faculty as he didn’t need to be concerned in a battle contained in the campus as he had accomplished course and was there for writing exams. Pinarayi mentioned he simply intimidated Sudhakaran and showered a number of expletives on him forcing Sudhakaran’s pals to take him away.
Pinarayi additionally alleged that Congress leaders P Ramakrishnan and Mambaram Divakaran had referred to Sudhakaran as a corrupt particular person, assassin and kidnapper. The chief minister additionally accused the KPCC president of economic misappropriation in reference to the development of the social gathering workplace in Kannur.