Thrissur: Opposition leader in the Kerala assembly
V S Achuthanandan on Sunday demanded resignation of Chief Minister
Oommen Chandy for reinstating IG Tomin J Thachankary,
suspended by previous LDF government for violating service
rules during his controversial foreign trip in 2010, in
Demanding immediate termination of Thachankary, who was
recently appointed as MD of Marketfed, Achuthanandan told
reporters here that Chandy has committed violation of oath of
office by reinstating Thachankary.
National Investigation Agency (NIA) which had conducted
probe against Thachankary on his visit to Qatar, had not given
him a clean chit, Achuthanandan said.
However,the Chief Minister had given a wrong interpertation
on what NIA had stated and reinstating Thachankary in
Alleging that Thachankary had worked against State and
Central Governments during his Qatar visit, Achuthanandan said
the previous LDF Government headed by him had suspended
Thachankary for violating service rules.
Union Home Ministry had directed state Government to
initiate immediate action against Thachankary. A letter in
this regard has being received by the State Government.