The Kerala authorities shouldn’t differentiate between the victims of the Karipur aircraft crash and the Rajmala landslide, mentioned Minister of State for Exterior Affairs V Muraleedharan throughout his go to to the landslide website on Sunday.
“It isn’t proper for the federal government to take a separate stand in every place. It isn’t proper for the Chief Minister to be selective,” Muraleedharan instructed reporters.
He added that the pathetic situation by which plantation staff dwell in Rajmala ought to turn out to be eye-opener to the state authorities.
“Very tragic incident. I convey my condolences to family members of those that misplaced their lives. Kerala is taken into account a developed state however the pathetic situation by which plantation staff dwell ought to be an eye-opener to the federal government. I’m certain pressing efforts will likely be made by the state authorities,” he mentioned.
Earlier on Friday, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan introduced ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the following of kin of the deceased within the Rajamala landslide tragedy. Nonetheless, the Kerala authorities, on Saturday, introduced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the following of kin of every passenger who died within the Air India Categorical flight that veered off the runway whereas trying to land on the Karipur Worldwide Airport on August 7.
However Chief Minister mentioned the prime significance is rescue operations and arranging remedy for individuals who survived the landslide. Income Minister E Chandrasekharan and Energy Minister M M Mani are additionally tenting on the website and main the rescue operations in Idukki.
Kerala opposition chief Ramesh Chennithala additionally criticised the Vijayan authorities for being ‘divisive’ whereas coping with the 2 tragedies.
Taking to his Twitter and Fb handles, Chennithala wrote, “The households of those that died within the tragedy must also be given monetary help of Rs 10 lakh every. The quantity declared in Karipur ought to be paid right here as nicely. The federal government shouldn’t have been criticised for being so divisive. The locals are dissatisfied that the Chief Minister didn’t go to the location of the tragedy.”
He added on this Fb put up that he doesn’t need to trigger controversy at this level and is simply sharing the emotions of the native residents.
The Chief Minister had been unable to go to the Rajamala landslide website, whereas he paid a go to to Kozhikode Medical Faculty the place the passengers of Air India flight AXB1344 are being handled and took inventory of the state of affairs on Saturday.