December 20th, 2011
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Pathanamthitta airport: CPIM criticizes KC Rajagopal

cpimPathanamthitta: CPIM leaders KC Rajagopalan and A Ananthagopan were severly reprimanded and castigated in relation to their involvement in the Aranmula airport issue during the CPIM district conference held today. KC Rajagopalan has been accused of aiding private companies without keeping in mind the needs of the common man.

Mr Ananthagopan failed to vene recieve a majority votes in his own constituency. This reflects the people sentiments towards the leader that is borne out of their displeasure regarding his stand on the Aranmula private airport issue. He has also been accused of not perofrming a single activity that would be benefoicial for the people of his own constituency.

Kerala River and Wetland Protection Council (KRWPC) leaders and environmentalists KA Varghese and VN Gopinatha Pillai alleged that the former MLA KC Rajagopalan had misled the former Chief Minister Mr Achuthanandan into taking a government decision in favour of the company. Intense protests have been going on in Aranmula against the setting up of a private airport at Aranmula in Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district. They have made it clear that they are not against development but they have demanded are more transparency in the execution of the project, especially in land transaction deals.

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