Opposition stages walkout over Ganesh issue
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 19 : CPI(M)-led LDF Opposition today staged a walkout from Kerala Assembly in protest against denial of an adjournment motion over an alleged complaint by the wife of Forest Minister K B Ganeshkumar against him.
Seeking the leave of the House to move the motion, A Pradeep kumar alleged that the Minister was manhandled by his lover's husband. He said Government Chief Whip P C George narrated this incident to the newspersons in a press conference recently.
In his reply, the Chief Minister clarified that he did not receive any complaint in this regard from Ms Yamini Thankachy, the wife the Forest Minster.
He also read a letter by the wife of the Minister stating that she has not complained against her husband to the Chief Minister.
The Chief Minister and Speaker G Karthikeyan also asked the Opposition not to bring family matters to the House.
Following the Chief Minister's reply, the Speaker denied the permission to move the motion.
In protest against the Government decision, the Opposition members staged the walkout.