CM Vijayan Takes Dig at EAM’s Kerala Tour; Jaishankar Hits Back

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday hit back at the Marxist stalwart for Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s three-day visit to the southern state, saying “people should not be so insecure”. Hours after Vijayan criticized the External Affairs Minister’s visit to Kerala with an eye on the Lok Sabha elections due in 2024, Jaishankar responded by saying that he had visited the southern state to find out what was happening. field.

Responding to a question at a press meet event organized by the Press Club, Jaishankar said, “If my good understanding of what is happening on the ground is politically motivated, then I think my political motivation and theirs may be different. ” Here the Journalists Association

Earlier in the day, speaking at an event, Vijayan specifically mentioned about the recent inspection by the External Affairs Minister on the Kazhakuttam flyover on National Highway-66, which is under construction, and said that “Chethovikaram” (abbreviated to can be translated to) ‘true intention’) was understandable behind the journey. “When it is said that a minister who has been assigned to look after world affairs had gone to Kazhakuttam to inspect the flyover, the people of the state can understand the real intention behind it. We must understand that it is only Didn’t have to be one. Look at the flyover,” said Vijayan.

After 10-18 months, elections will be held across the country and it is heard that the responsibility of ensuring the victory of BJP candidate in this Lok Sabha seat has been entrusted to Jaishankar. Asked about the chief minister’s remarks that his visit was politically motivated, Jaishankar said, “people should not be so insecure”.

The Union Minister said that in a democracy everyone has a right to do politics and his engagement is also devoted to monitoring, assessing and learning from various initiatives. Narendra Modi Worked for the betterment of the country.

“Maybe you can read politics if a colony is connected with water. Maybe you can read politics because someone’s house is being built or electricity is being provided or during Covid we have provided food and resources to people. We do this. Vikas says, if others want to call it politics, it is their prerogative,” said Jaishankar, who was on a three-day tour of the southern state from Sunday.

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