Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday stated that the distinction between Congress and the BJP is “narrowing down”, citing donations made by Congress leaders for the Ram temple development in Ayodhya.
“Distinction between the 2 (Congress and BJP) is narrowing down. Digvijaya Singh has accomplished this (donated for Ram Temple development). A Congress MLA (in Kerala) additionally did the identical. Congress ought to realise that such a transfer quantities to giving acceptance to the RSS,” he stated.
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Pulling up the opposition for the continued protest in opposition to again door appointments, the Kerala CM stated: “We have now seen campaigns alleging again door appointments together with by the previous Chief Minister. The reply is truth-telling figures.”
“The Public Service Fee (PSC) has printed 4012 rank lists over the last 4 years and seven months of the Left Democratic Entrance (LDF) authorities. Throughout the identical interval of the final United Democratic Entrance (UDF) authorities, solely 3113 rank lists had been printed,” he added.
Additional referring to the numbers, he stated that 13,825 appointments had been made within the police in the course of the LDF authorities. “Throughout the identical interval of the final UDF authorities, 4,791 appointments had been made. LD Clark recruited 19,120 individuals in the course of the 2016-20 interval. It was 17,711 throughout 2011-16. Such appointments have been made by overcoming circumstances, together with Covid,” stated Vijayan.
Allegations of backdoor appointments (inducting an worker by not following the set process) have been gaining momentum in Kerala over the previous few days.
Opposition events had alleged that former CPI(M) member MB Rajesh’s spouse R Ninitha was illegally appointed as Assistant Professor in Sree Sankaracharya College of Sanskrit, Kalady. They’ve been staging protests in opposition to this appointment since then.
The CM, nevertheless, stated that the state authorities is dedicated to giving alternatives to all and filling eligible vacancies on time.
“The LDF authorities has determined to provide appointments to those that are eligible with clear standards. This authorities has fastened solely these posts which aren’t left to PSC and with greater than 10 years of service,” he stated.
“UDF leaders are campaigning by saying greater than three lakh short-term employees got everlasting appointments. It isn’t identified the place such a determine got here from. The entire variety of staff within the state is 5,28,231. Then they should make clear the place such figures come from,” he added.
With inputs from companies.