After Sidda, Kerala CM to hold Delhi protest; southern states allege economic discrimination
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan and Cabinet colleagues, along with Left Democratic Front MPs, will stage a dharna at Jantar Mantar to protest against the Centre’s “economic discrimination” against Kerala. The move follows a similar protest by Karnataka government representatives in New Delhi, alleging raw economic deals.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan along with his Cabinet colleagues, MLAs and MPs of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) will stage a dharna at Jantar Mantar here on Thursday to protest against the Centre’s “economic discrimination” against Kerala.
The Kerala government’s move comes at a time when the Congress-ruled Karnataka government representatives, including chief minister Siddaramaiah, deputy chief minister D K Shivakumar and Cabinet colleagues, have already announced a similar protest at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday in New Delhi, alleging the state was getting a raw economic deal from the Centre.
The LDF representatives said here while Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin has sent a letter of solidarity for the protest, they have invited Sharad Pawar (NCP), AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal and others to join the dharna.
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