On Thursday, Kerala’s Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau had ordered a pilot probe against Jayarajan following allegations that he had appointed two close relatives to key posts in PSUs, flouting norms.
After a Youth Congress agitation led to severe police action, the Opposition took the battle to the Assembly, where it stalled proceedings for seven consecutive days until Tuesday, with two of its legislators went on hunger-strike.
The participants, painted as tigers and hunters in yellow, red and black, danced to entertain a large crowd in Thrissur. Before this, Pulikali had always been a street performance staged exclusively by men.
“Kerala’s biggest contribution to the world is the great Hindu sanyasi Sree Narayana Guru. He, who had reformed Hindu dharma, was the greatest revolutionary as well,” the BJP’s Kerala unit said in a Facebook post.