08 April, Thiruvananthapuram
In Kerala, PC George has been removed from the post of Government Chief whip and membership of the ruling United Democratic Front’s high power committee.
The decision was announced by Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in Thiruvananthapuram last night.
The Chief Minister said, in a coalition system, a party has the right to withdraw its nominee from the post allotted to it and the decision was taken accordingly.
Kerala Congress (M) Chairman and Finance Minister KM Mani, in his letter to the Chief Minister, had alleged that PC George has been violating party discipline and was working against the interest of the UDF Government.