The recognition is an appreciation for the good work done by the UDF government,” said Opposition leader V D Satheesan.
“The programme was shelved as there was no official at the helm of the organisation to address the problem faced by the Social Security Mission,” he said.
The criticism received a strong retort from LDF convener A Vijayaraghavan who said the opposition UDF and BJP were creating hurdles for the state’s development.
"Are you trying to victimise a government that hasn’t raised the tax on fuel when the state was going through troubled times, especially during the pandemic?," Balagopal asked.
Kerala Finance Minister KN Balagopal said he would be coming back with the actual figures of the implications of any cut in taxes by the state.
The Opposition UDF staged a walkout in the assembly on Tuesday to protest the huge hike in fuel price and the state government’s unwillingness to reduce its share of taxes.
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The controversy erupted after Anupama S Chandran, a former SFI leader, accused parents of giving away her newborn for adoption without her knowledge.
Opposition Leader V D Satheesan blamed the Left government for its failure in checking and handling floods for the fourth straight year.
Referring to the UDF terming the semi high-speed rail project economically unviable, Vijayaraghavan said the project should not be viewed in isolation.
Hassan alleged that when it comes to looting the public, the prime minister and the chief minister are united.
The UDF has planned a protest meet in front of the Corporation office that will be inaugurated by Congress chief K Sudhakaran at 9.30 am on Thursday.
The government found itself on a tight spot when CPM’s K K Shailaja too raised the Plus-I seat shortage through a calling attention motion and urged the government to resolve the issues.
The Congress-led front has lost power in the second municipality in Kottayam district in 10 days after Erattupetta on September 13
The LDF-led opposition moved the no-confidence motion following the row over the ‘Onam gift’, as part of which the municipal chairperson allegedly gave money to a few councillors.