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V. D. Satheesan obtained ₹150 crore to sabotage SilverLine undertaking, alleges P.V. Anvar in Meeting


Nilambur MLA P. V. Anvar on Thursday alleged that IT corporations outdoors the State had paid ₹150 crore to Chief of the Opposition V. D. Satheesan to sabotage the SilverLine semi-high-speed rail undertaking.

Collaborating within the dialogue on the movement of due to the Governor’s deal with, Mr. Anvar alleged that Mr. Satheesan obtained ₹150 crore in the direction of election fund to sabotage the undertaking, which might have reworked Kerala into a serious IT hub, drawing jobs away from IT corporations outdoors the State.

In line with Mr. Anvar, the cash was delivered to Kerala from Bengaluru in containers in three phases of ₹50 crore every to the Chettuva seashore. They had been transferred to Mr. Satheesan’s associates in two ambulances, in response to him. Mr. Anvar additional alleged that Mr. Satheesan had invested the cash in Karnataka and had been visiting Bengaluru at the least thrice a month. His journeys ought to be investigated, he mentioned.

Mr. Satheesan sought to brush apart the allegation saying that he had solely sympathy in the direction of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan who had allowed an MLA within the Left entrance to boost such an allegation within the State Meeting. “I have no idea whether or not I ought to snort or cry,” Mr. Satheesan mentioned. Mr. Satheesan, nonetheless, added that he didn’t need the allegation faraway from the Meeting paperwork as future generations ought to be conscious that individuals comparable to Mr. Anvar had been additionally a part of the Meeting. However he needed a reference to Congress normal secretary Ok. C. Venugopal to be expunged.

Considerably, Mr. Vijayan, in his deal with to the Home, didn’t touch upon Mr. Anvar’s allegation.

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