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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The revelation by former Kerala Congress (Balakrishna Pillai) normal secretary C Manoj Kumar aka Saranya Manoj that it was Okay B Ganesh Kumar, MLA, who was the grasp mind behind the photo voltaic rip-off has created ripples throughout the UDF now. Although this was already recognized to the UDF management, the newest revelation has allow them to heave a sigh of aid, particularly these leaders belonging to the ‘A’ group who had come underneath a cloud of smoke. Now former chief minister Oommen Chandy’s stand to not take again KC (B) into the UDF fold stands vindicated.
When the Photo voltaic rip-off had snowballed into a serious controversy throughout the earlier UDF Authorities’s tenure in 2013, probably the most affected was the ‘A’ group led by Oommen Chandy. The opposite ‘A’ group stalwarts who had come underneath the scanner included Benny Behanan, Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan, Kodikunnil Suresh, Thampanoor Ravi and P C Vishnunath. Nonetheless, the ‘I’ group didn’t face the identical warmth in contrast to the ‘A’ group as solely two leaders from their camp, A P Anil Kumar and Hibi Eden have been affected.
The sensational case later grew to become instrumental within the UDF authorities shedding energy. Oommen Chandy and different prime Congress leaders have been accused of accepting bribes as a part of the offers with Saritha S Nair and Biju Radhakrishnan. Proper from day one, Oommen Chandy and his camp have been claiming that the sufferer within the Photo voltaic case throughout her stint on the Attakulangara sub-jail had initially written solely a two-and-a-half pages assertion.
“But what happened later on was that the written statement went on to become 23 pages. It was evident that there was conspiracy within the UDF and the Congress to sabotage the chances of Oommen Chandy returning to power again. Ganesh Kumar made the Solar case victim come up with oral statements as per the 23 pages forged written statement. Now things are falling into its place like a jigsaw puzzle”, mentioned Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan.
However on the identical time the ‘A’ camp feels that Oommen Chandy confirmed the dignity of not revealing what the sufferer’s accomplice, Biju Radhakrishnan instructed in regards to the unholy nexus between her and Ganesh Kumar. When Ganesh Kumar moved to the LDF camp he hoped of getting a ministerial berth for himself when already his father, R Balakrishna Pillai was given the chairman publish of Kerala State Backward Courses Fee on a cupboard rank. However when that didn’t work out, he allegedly approached Opposition Chief Ramesh Chennithala who was eager on bringing smaller events underneath the UDF umbrella. With the then UDF management led by Benny Behanan in addition to Oommen Chandy expressed their robust displeasure in opposition to it, Ganesh Kumar’s plans fell like a pack of playing cards.
“Now after four-and-a-half years, in a planned move the LDF Government has dusted the bar scam and came up with allegations against Ramesh Chennithala. They wouldn’t prefer to bring another case against Oommen Chandy, lest it goes haywire as the LDF would not prefer to convey to public that they have stage-managed it at a time when the state is going to face the LSG polls,” UDF convener M M Hassan instructed TNIE.