Pinarayi Vijayan, the Chief minister emphatically said, No "Nokku Coolie" henceforth in Kerala, while replying to the notice by the opposition in the assembly for an adjournment. The government was caught on the wrong foot when the Chief Minister made it in no-ambiguous words that political parties and trade unions cannot continue intimidation tactics to an individual or to a business venture in soliciting funds to the party or unions.
The case is that Sugunan who wanted to start a New workshop was intimated by AIYF workers hoisting flags at the spot, demanding Rs.2 lakhs to withdraw the agitation alleging the workshop is being constructed on an illegally reclaimed area.Sugathan committed suicide emphasizing the pathetic conditions to an entrepreneur in Kerala.
Ramesh Chennithala, the leader of opposition said that the case is being hushed up by the CPI by interfering in the proceedings and protect the youth leaders of AIFY, the youth organization of CPI. Kerala needs to shun the stigma it is carrying for decades, especially whenever LDF comes to power will it whip those unruly?