Terming the Central government’s decision shocking, Binoy Viswam said it’s not only an insult to Guru but also reeks of political partisanship.
Even as the CPM-CPI tug of war over Left parties’ approach to the Congress rages on, senior CPI leader Binoy Viswam drew flak over his remarks at the party meet.
Responding to media queries, Kanam said the CPM may have a different opinion in this regard. That’s why the CPM and the CPI remain as two different parties.
His statement assumes significance as CPM leaders from Kerala have strongly objected to an alliance with the Congress in other states.
Rajya Sabha members V Sivadasan and John Brittas and Lok Sabha member A M Ariff were part of the delegation.
The government dissolved the OFB with effect from October 1 and transferred its assets, employees and management to seven DPSUs.
Rajya Sabha MP Binoy Viswam has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure the safe return of Indian citizens stranded in Afghanistan.
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu watched the entire visual recording of the incidents in the upper House, including those involving some members and marshals.
In his letter to the Union minister, Vishwam said attempts to restrict free thought, especially in educational institutions, were a matter of concern.