Kumily: Listing the police shortcomings one by one, party officials at PMO Idukki’s district conference fought for a separate Home Secretary. According to them, officials of other states protect their interests and do not aspire to the betterment of Kerala.
They pointed out that the actions of the police undermine the shine of the good work done by the government. Citing all this, officials called for a separate interior minister to be appointed. Currently, CM Pinarayi Vijayan himself is in charge of the home affairs portfolio, among others.
Representatives also called for a reshuffle of the police force. A section of officers is working against the government and these people should be identified, officials said. They also noted that the police association had not intervened to rectify the situation. According to them, the party should work to improve the efficiency of the organizing mechanism of the police.
Meanwhile, CPM Secretary of State and former Home Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, while addressing the rally at the conference, admitted there were loopholes on the part of the Kerala police. . He assured that the concerns raised during the conference will be discussed with the chief minister and that the party will make the necessary intervention.
During his speech, Kodiyeri also attacked the CPI, the Agriculture Department and the Forestry Department with scathing comments. He also responded to representatives saying that the interventions of ministers in the second term of the Vijayan government are not proactive. Kodiyeri also admitted that the ally with the Kerala Congress did not increase the party’s share of the vote.