"At a time when the economic, social, environmental, cultural, political and even psychological impact of the floods remains difficult to measure, what we need is united action that avoids unnecessary controversies," Sathasivam said.
The Governor’s omission comes against the background of a spate of political killings involving supporters of the BJP-RSS and CPI(M) in Kerala, particularly in Kannur, since the Left front came to power in May 2016.
Sathasivam also said people of the country are duty-bound to uphold the highest standards of democratic tradition and honour the sacrifice of the hundreds of known and unsung patriots who lost their lives in the struggle for independence.
Sathasivam, also a retired chief justice of the Supreme Court, said as a lawyer he had worked for some parties but when he was appointed as a judge, he had completely closed his eyes on political parties.
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