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Kerala cabinet decides to implement reservation for economically backward from forward communities

“The Cabinet Didn't Discuss Thomas Chandy's Issue. Today I Had A Discussion With Thomas Chandy And NCP's TP Peethambaran. NCP Will Discuss It With Their Central Leaders And Inform Their Decision,' Said Vijayan.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Tahir Qureshi | Updated on: 15 Nov 2017, 11:48:18 AM
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan (ANI)

New Delhi:

Kerala cabinet has decided to implement reservation for economically backward people from forward communities in Devaswom Board, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has said.

“The cabinet didn't discuss Thomas Chandy's issue. Today I had a discussion with Thomas Chandy and NCP's TP Peethambaran. NCP will discuss it with their central leaders and inform their decision,” said Vijayan. 

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday had dismissed a petition by state Transport Minister Thomas Chandy for quashing the Alappuzha district collector's report which alleged large-scale land grab by him to build a plush resort. 

Hundreds of BJP workers had on Tuesday converged in front of the Secretariat and staged a protest demanding the immediate resignation of Thomas Chandy who is facing allegations of land encroachment for a luxury lake resort owned by him in Alappuzha district.

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First Published : 15 Nov 2017, 11:47:46 AM