The former CM said that the issue was being raked up by the CPI (M)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) government to deviate people's attention from the Sabarimala issue, which has turned into a political hot potato in the state.
"What is the current status of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan? Why Varanasi (PM's parliamentary constituency) became the second worst polluted city in recent surveys?" senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy asked.
Justice Abraham Mathew observed that the FIR, registered by Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau, won’t stand legal scrutiny under the anti-corruption act as it was registered on a “non-existent” case.
He said the delegation wanted to highlight the "pain caused" to people due to demonetisation and alleged that the Prime Minister was "evading" a discussion in Parliament and undermining its sovereignty.