The 4,871-crore project proposes the development and renovation of 49.7km of road, an outer ring road, parking facilities and an Outer Area Growth Corridor.
For 15 years, Rajan and his wife Maimuna were living in a shack on the side of the national highway near the Nehru Arts and Science College at Padannakkad.
CPM Alappuzha secretary R Nazar said that Ariff did not discuss the issue with either the party secretary or the district committee before filing a petition with the minister.
Commisioning of the project, slated for May end, likely to be delayed
Transport ministry has published a list of 607 plots proposed to be acquired to widen road