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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Vizhinjam project will be handed over to Adani


Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Tuesday that the state government will go ahead with the move to award the Vizhinjam seaport project to Gujarat-based Adani Group, owned by Gautam Adani who is close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Chandy termed the rumours that the Congress High Command has opposed the Kerala government's move as baseless.

BJP leader O. Rajagopal had said that the Chief Minister had told him that government will go ahead with the project. Rajagopal also pleaded with everyone to co-operate irrespective of party allegiance
and made it clear that he will lead a popular uprising if anyone tried to subvert the project.

However, Minister for Ports K. Babu clarified that the there has been no such directive from the High Command.