Thiruvananthapuram: In a point-to-point rejoinder to Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday evening slammed him for turning the Raj Bhavan right into a hub of political activism and for glorifying the RSS. “Unprecedented issues are occurring in Kerala as all of us noticed a press assembly in Raj Bhavan… such a factor is going on in Kerala for the primary time and maybe within the nation additionally. There are occasions when variations of opinion between the state authorities and Governor come up and when it occurs, then are accepted methods to handle such.
“Structure is the spine in a democracy and the Governor is the Constitutional head, whereas the chief is the elected authorities. The Structure may be very clear on the powers of the Governor and the Sarkaria Fee additionally states very clearly what the powers of the Governor are,” stated Vijayan.
It was on Monday that Khan went hammer and tongs towards Vijayan, alleging that the latter even went to the extent of requesting him to nominate a Vice Chancellor of his selection at his house city in Kannur.
Rebutting each facet which Khan had raised, Vijayan praised famend historian Irfan Habib, and likewise Kannur Vice Chancellor Gopinath Ravindran.
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“Of, late Khan has again and again been referring to the incident that occurred on the Indian Historical past Congress (held in Kannur three years again). 92-year-old massively standard historian Irfan Habib took half and Khan calls him a `goonda`. All understand how Habib has been hunted and haunted by the Sangh Parivar forces for lengthy as he has all alongside staunchly opposed their manner of tinkering with the academic system together with the curriculum. Likewise, Ravindran additionally has been strongly opposing saffronisation of Universities and stop as Member-Secretary of the Indian Council of Historic Analysis,” he stated.
Vijayan claimed that the sport plan of the RSS is to make universities right into a political laboratory and the position of the Governor is to nominate Vice Chancellors first after which convey within the Sangh Parivar activists into the Universities.