THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The CPM is unlikely to insist on motion towards Forest Minister A Okay Saseendran, who was caught on audio asking the daddy of a harassment sufferer to settle the difficulty amicably. The CPM secretariat assembly held on the AKG Centre right here on Wednesday determined to not search his resignation earlier than trying into the allegations levelled towards him.
Earlier within the day, Saseendran met Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at his residence and defined the circumstances that led to the current controversy. Talking to the media after the assembly, he mentioned the Chief Minister had lent a affected person listening to to him when he defined the small print of the occasions.
Ruling out his resignation over the controversy, he mentioned in actual fact it was he who sought a gathering with the Chief Minister. “I wished to elucidate just a few issues earlier than the start of the second session of fifteenth Meeting on Thursday,” he informed reporters outdoors the Cliff Home.
The CPM is of the view that the minister’s intention was to not settle the harassment challenge however to settle the feud between two get together staff. Nevertheless, the get together feels that the minister ought to have been vigilant earlier than intervening in such circumstances.
An audio clip leaked by way of the media on Tuesday revealed the minister attempting to settle the harassment grievance towards an NCP chief by speaking to the daddy of the alleged sufferer, which kicked up a row within the state.