Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan called on the Governor Justice(Rtd.) P. Sadasivam on Thursday evening , to brief him about the law and order situation in the state in the aftermath of the entry of two women in Sabarimala Temple.
Speculations are rife that the meeting was in the wake of Governor seeking a report from the Chief Minister about the violence that occurred in the hartal organised by SanghParivar and the 48 hour long nationwide strike called by central Trade Unions.
During the meeting which lasted half an hour, the Chief Minister described the nature of the agitation and the action taken to curb the violence that occurred in different part of the state. The Chief Minister assured the Governor that stringent action will be initiated against those involved in violence, irrespective of party affiliation
On January 3 the Governor had sought a report on law and order from the Chief Minister. On the very next day the Governor had also briefed the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh about the deterioration in law and order situation in Kerala. The Union Home Minister’s intervention had become a matter of discussion and subsequently BJP members came out in the Rajya Sabha demanding the ouster of Pinarayi Government. BJP parliamentarians also staged a dharna in front of the Parliament raising the demand.