April 10th, 2012
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No fifth minister post for IUML: CM

5th-ministerKannur: Chief Minister Oomen Chandy informed Industries Minister PK Kunhalikutty that IUML shall not be granted the fifth ministerial post instead they would have to be satisfied with some other post. Kunhalikutty met the CM at the Kannur guest house here today, to discuss fifth Minister issue. Meanwhile, Kunhalikutty who met the press after the meeting informed that a decision on the 5th minister shall be arrived at in two days time.  Rural Development Minister KC Joseph and MP K Sudhakaran also participated in the meeting.

Meanwhile at the center earnest efforts are being made to resolve the 5th minister problem. KPCC president Ramesh Chennitala, Defence Minister AK Antony and Muslim league All India President E Ahmmed are meeting KICC leader Madhusudhan Mistry to discuss the issue. KPCC president Ramesh Chennitala met E Ahmmed this morning at 9. At 9.45 am Defence Minister AK Antony met Mr Madhusudhan Mistry. Mr Chennitala met Sonia Gandhi at 11 .40.

IUML leader and MoS for HRD E Ahmed meeting Congress leader Sonia Gandhi yesterday. It is understood that the Congress president reiterated her position to the Congress state leadership “to be cautious of not upsetting the sentiments of any community in the state” which in effect means that the IUML getting the fifth ministerial post is very unlikely.



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