This signature IT project, coming up on 246 acres at Kochi, was first mooted in 2004 during the first term of Chandy but got delayed and it was only in 2014 that the construction of the first phase began.
Protests broke out in the Kerala Legislative Assembly on Friday over the solar scam as opposition LDF lawmakers staged a walk-out during Governor P Sathasivam `s speech on the opening day of the budget session.
The Left opposition in Kerala led by former chief minister VS Achuthanandan requested Governor P Sathasivam on Wednesday not to address the assembly session as the Oommen Chandy government is neck deep in the solar scam.
In a reprieve for Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, Kerala High Court on Friday stayed the lodging of an FIR against him and another minister in the solar scam case with strictures against the vigilance judge who immediately offered to quit.
Even as Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy moved the Kerala High Court against a vigilance court's order on filing FIR against him in the Solar Scam case, opposition parties, Friday, intensified their protests demanding his reignation.