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Mystery Note Suggests Achuthanandan Demanded Plum Post in Cabinet

There are speculations that VS was demanding these posts for giving up the post of Chief Minister.

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CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury has reportedly said that it was VS Achuthanandan who handed over the piece of paper where party positions were written to him.

The whole row began when a photograph taken by Manoj Chemancheri of Malayala Manorama showed VS Achuthanandan holding a piece of paper during Pinarayi Vijayan’s swearing-in ceremony.

On zooming in, it was found that the note contained positions in the CPI(M) party.

Advisor to government with cabinet rank and chairman of the LDF. Inclusion in to state secretariat.
Contents of the note
There are speculations that VS was demanding these posts for giving up the post of Chief Minister.
The whole row began when a photograph taken by Manoj Chemancheri of Malayala Manorama showed VS Achuthanandan holding a piece of paper during Pinarayi Vijayan’s swearing-in ceremony. (Photo Courtesy: The News Minute)
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Earlier, it was reported that the paper was handed over to VS Achuthanandan by Sitaram Yechury, offering him the mentioned positions in the party.

But in a twist on Thursday, Sitaram Yechury has clarified that the paper was given to him by Achuthanandan, reported Malayala Manorama.

So was Achuthanandan demanding these posts in return for giving up the Chief Minister position?

Other reports suggest that Achuthanandan’s son Arun Kumar wrote the note on his behalf as it was in English.

Also Read: Achuthanandan Passed Over, Pinarayi Vijayan Will Be Kerala CM

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