UDF convener P P Thankachan said that Forest Minister K B Ganesh Kumar had been informed of the constitution of a seven-member sub-committee to look into the various issues related to estates, including Nelliyampathy.
“The committee, headed by M M Hassan, was constituted on March 23. I had sent a letter to the minister in this regard,” Thankachan said here on Wednesday.
“The minister might have missed the letter, but in any case he is aware of the existence of such a committee.
“However, the sub-committee was not able to hold not even a single meeting so far and hence it has now been asked to meet urgently and submit a report. P C George was a member of the committee but he opted out citing certain excuses,” said Thankachan.
He said the UDF’s co-ordination committee meeting would be held on July 17 where all issues related to Nelliyampathy and the George-Ganesh Kumar spat would be discussed.
“While holding public posts everyone has to maintain decorum and both of them should desist from a public spat,” he said.
“The state lost the cases related to estates during the tenure of the LDF government and the case is now in the Supreme Court. The UDF will discuss the issues related to the estates where the lease agreements have expired and conditions have been violated,” he said.