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Congress leader K Muraleedharan to go on an indefinite hunger strike

The former KPCC president would go on hunger strike from February 2 seeking the removal of Lakshmi Nair as the principal of the Kerala Law Academy.

Published: 30th January 2017 04:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th January 2017 04:21 PM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Six days after BJP leader V Muraleedharan beginning an indefinite strike seeking the removal of Lakshmi Nair as the principal of the Kerala Law Academy, former KPCC president K Muraleedharan, on Monday, said he too would go on an indefinite hunger strike from February 2 if the issue was not sorted out within two days.

''I am waiting for the cabinet meeting scheduled for Wednesday. If the government fails to come up with a solution, I would be launching an indefinite hunger strike,'' he told Express.

Noting that the demand of the agitating students was reasonable, Muraleedharan who is also the local MLA said Lakshmi Nair should be removed from the position. He also said that the ten acres of land that is in the illegal possession of the academy should be retrieved and used for other development works.

''As an MLA of the constituency where the Academy is located, I cannot stand aloof from the issue,'' he said.

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