Crisis in cooperatives: all-party delegation to meet Prime Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: An all-party meeting convened by Chief Minister Pinarai Vijayan on Monday decided that an all-party delegation should meet the Prime Minister Nareandra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to demand resolution of crisis in the cooperative sector.

The names of the members would be announced at the Assembly meeting on Tuesday.  The House will pass a resolution after discussion of the crisis. All parties, except BJP, will act jointly in the matter.

M. M. Mani to be inducted in to Pinarai ministry

CPI (M) State Secretariat member M. M. ManiCPI (M) has decided to induct Udumbanchola member of the Assembly and CPI (M) State Secretariat member M. M. Mani into Kerala ministry.

The State committee of the party, which mete here on Sunday, gave the green signal for reshuffle in the Cabinet headed by Pinarai Vijayan.

Cooperatives issue: Sudheeran opposes joint stir with LDF

KPCC president V. M. SudheeranKPCC president V. M. Sudheeran has come out against UDF’s plan to launch joint agitation with the LDF in protest against crisis in the cooperative sector.

Taking a stand opposed to that of senior leader Oommen Chandy and Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala, the KPCC president said that the CPI (M) was trying to undermine UDF-controlled cooperatives in several places. So, a joint agitation could not be with the CPI (M).

Chief Minister leads satyagraha before RBI

Chief Minister Pinarai Vijayan speaking during the satyagrarha in front of RBI office in Thiruvananthapuram on FridayKerala Chief Minister Pinarai Vijayan is leading a satyagraha in front of RBI Office here today to highlight the crisis in the cooperative sector in the State following demonetisation.

The protest is over the cooperatives not being permitted to do transactions including exchange of notes.

Chief Minister to stage satyagraha before RBI Office

UDF leaders meet Chief Minister Pinarai Vijayan in his chamber on ThursdayKerala Chief Minister Pinarai Vijayan and members of his Cabinet will offer a satyagraha before the Reserve Bank of India regional office here on Friday morning to highlight the crisis in cooperative sector following demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes.

The Chief Minister said that refusal of the Centre to allow the cooperative banks to deal in demonetised currency had hit the working of the cooperatives. This would lead to collapse of Kerala’s economy.


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