Kerala CM Pinaryai Vijayan Condemns: Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan condemned the centre government for presenting the Union Budget hours after the death of former Congress minister E Ahamed. He said, “it was improper, unfortunate and amounted to showing disrespect to the departed leader”.
Kerala CM Pinaryai Vijayan Condemns: Budget was unfortunate, says CM Vijayan
He said in a statement. “Presenting budget in the same building within hours after his death was totally improper and unfortunate. The Centre has gone ahead with the budget presentation, hurting the sentiments of the members of the House,”
“The act amounted to disrespect to the memories of the deceased and insulting the democratic consciousness of the nation. It was a grave mistake that the government had gone ahead with the budget presentation at a time when tributes should have been paid to such a senior leader,” he said.
Ahamed had healthy relationship with all leaders
It is worth mentioning here that Ahamed was one of the senior leaders of the house, CM said the IUML leader had healthy relations with all members.
He posted on Facebook saying, “Demise of E Ahamed is a great loss not only to his party and to his family but for the society as a whole. With great grief, I join his family in their sorrow”.
Keralal CM also praised the late leaders’ efforts as Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and said he had taken country’s name high in the international arena.
“As a member representing India in the UN General Assembly, he was able to uphold the country’s interest among world nations,” the CM said. Former Union leader Ahamed passed away at 78 at a hospital in Delhi.