KOCHI: Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said that deviations from the policies of Jawaharlal Nehru will take the country to danger. “Efforts are on in different parts of the country to harm the secular policies followed by him,” said Chief Minister.
He was speaking at a Nehru commemoration meeting held at the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) after releasing the book ‘Nehru: Life and Views’ written by Antony Isaac.
“Nehru is a statesman India can never forget. His policies and views are still relevant,” Chandy said.
Oommen Chandy also laid the foundation stone for a 700-seat seminar complex to be built on the campus. He offered the government’s support to the varsity to carry out researches to strengthen the blue economy of the state.
The complex will be built on 1,423 metre square at a cost of Rs 7 crore. The government has allotted Rs 2.5 cr for the project.
Minister K Babu, while presiding over the function, said the Tourism Department will construct a guest house on KUFOS campus.
Dominic Presentation MLA, KUFOS vice-chancellor B Madhusoodana Kurup, District Collector M G Rajamanickam, Antony Isaac, Sherly George, Kerala Bhasha Institute director M R Thampan and KUFOS registrar V M Victor George spoke.
The commemoration meeting was organised by KUFOS in association with the Kerala Bhasha Institute.