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Metroman to share dais with Modi

Metroman to share dais with Modi

 Jun 15, 2017

Metro Man E.Sreedharan will share the dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi when the later inaugurates the Kochi Metro on Saturday.This was announced by BJP Kerala President Kummanam Rajasekharan. He said he had received communication to this effect from Delhi. With the decision to include Sreedharan in the list of dignitaries to be seated along with the Prime Minister during the inaugural function, the controversy over the Metro Man's exclusion has subsided.

  It is also decided to include opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala in the list. Earlier the list finalised by SPG had dropped Sreedharan, Ramesh Chennithala and the local MLA from the list reportedly on security grounds.However Sreedhaan went on record as stating that he had no complaints whatsoever in being not included in the list. What matters most is the security of the Prime Minister, he said. Nevertheless the non-BJP parties in the state had roused a controversy over the issue.

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