Thiruvananthapuram: Speaker Sreeramakrishnan is reportedly displeased over the row regarding the report of Comptroller and Auditor Common on Kerala Infrastructure Funding Fund Board (KIIFB). The actions of Finance Minister Thomas Isaac dragging the Meeting into undesirable controversies have irritated the Speaker, it’s mentioned.
The CAG report is a confidential doc to be tabled within the Meeting. It’s the duty of Finance Minister to uphold the confidentiality. However he himself revealed the contents to media. Although first he had claimed it to be the draft report later he admitted it being the ultimate report which led to breach of parliamentary privileges.
The Speaker can’t reject the breach of privilege discover filed by the Opposition. He’s anticipated to ship the discover to the consideration of Privileges and Ethics Committee. It has been one week since an evidence was sought from Isaac on this regard. However he has not filed any response but and has taken a stance of straight assembly the Speaker.
Sreeramakrishnan is out of station as a part of the Audio system’ Convention. He’ll return to Kerala solely by subsequent week. So the assembly will likely be additional delayed by one other week.
Additionally, the Meeting is of the opinion that Finance Minister’s frequent statements are creating undesirable controversies. So, it’s seemingly the discover will likely be despatched to the consideration of the Privileges and Ethics Committee.
Nonetheless, the ultimate determination will likely be primarily based on Isaac’s rationalization. Additionally, it’s anticipated that Speaker might search authorized recommendation over the discover in opposition to Finance Minister.