The apex court said acts of destruction of public property cannot be equated with either the freedom of speech of the legislator or with forms of protest legitimately available to Opposition.
Opposition Leader V D Satheesan has already indicated the same and urged the government that Saseendran should not remain as forest minister when the session begins on Thursday.
With this, the state created history as it was the first time a state assembly had launched a television channel.
The seat in the CPM’s stronghold was allotted to KC(M) which diminished the chances of Kunhammed Kutty.
Approaching the SC with appeals even in cases with little chance of success has become a habit for the government.
The apex court posed this query during a hearing on Kerala government's plea seeking quashing of prosecution against six LDF members booked for unruly behaviour inside the Assembly.
The Left government has been in a spot as the Supreme Court took strong exception to vandalism by five CPM MLAs, including current education minister V Sivankutty, in the Kerala Assembly in 2015
The SC bench maintained that such behaviour cannot be condoned and the accused should face trial under the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act.
The apex court was hearing pleas relating to a criminal case lodged in connection with ruckus inside Kerala Assembly in 2015 during the previous Congress-led UDF rule.
In the petition, the state argued the accused persons are entitled to the protection of legislative privileges of their acts committed on the floor of the house.
The govt approached the Supreme Court challenging the order of a Single Judge of the Kerala High Court dismissing the petition to end the case.
On March 30, during an election campaign, K Babu and other congress leaders campaigned urging Hindu voters to defeat M Swaraj as he spoke against Lord Ayyappa.
When Praseetha alleged that Surendran gave money, the latter denied all allegations and termed them as baseless and termed it as a part of a smear campaign against the party after the polls.
The resolution moved by the health minister Veena George was also critical of the vaccine policy which pushed the states to compete in the market for vaccine purchase.
They accused each other of having a secret alliance with the BJP. KK Shailaja, who moved the motion, kicked off the debate by blaming the Congress for BJP’s growth in the country.