Kerala Assembly
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Kerala Assembly Ethics Committee seeks explanation from ED on Life Mission Project

ANI | Updated: Nov 07, 2020 23:30 IST

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], November 7 (ANI): Based on the complaint of CPM MLA James Mathew, the Ethics Committee of Kerala Legislative Assembly has sought an explanation from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on its intervention into the Life Mission project.
CPM MLA James Mathew has moved a notice of privilege motion to the speaker that ED probe into the irregularities in the Life Mission project was intended at stalling the entire project. The committee asked the ED to reply to its notice within seven days.
Mathew has alleged that the Life Mission project was implemented across the state and corruption allegations were raised with the Vadakkanchery project only.

Enforcement Directorate has sought files related to all ongoing projects of life mission which is considered as one of the flagship projects of the government.
The probe would delay the project and assurance by CM in the assembly cannot be met.
According to James Mathew, ED investigation constituted to breach of assure/privilege given to assembly.
Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan has referred this complaint to the Ethics Committee of the Assembly. (ANI)