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Kerala CMs political secretary sends legal notice to retired IAS officer Tikkaram Meena

Thiruvananthapuram, May 1 (BPNS)

The newly appointed political secretary to Kerala Chief Minister, P. Sasi has sent a legal notice to retired IAS officer Tikkaram Meena against the references in his autobiography on him.

There were media reports that in the autobiography of Meena, ‘ Tholkilla Ngan’ to be released on Monday by senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, there are derogatory remarks against Sasi.

Meena, according to reports in the book mentioned that P. Sasi who had served as the political secretary to late CPM leader E.K. Nayanar when he was Chief Minister of Kerala had intervened to transfer him while he was serving as Thrissur district collector. The retired IAS officer, according to reports has alleged that Sasi had intervened against him after he had taken action against certain spurious liquor makers.

Sasi has in a legal notice called for the retired IAS officer Tikkaram Meena not to publish his autobiography without removing derogatory remarks against him or will have to pay Rs 50 lakhs as compensation to him.

It is to be noted that Sasi after political wilderness following CPM taking action against him had been removed as the Kannur district secretary of the party. He had recently joined the Chief Minister’s office after being elevated as the state committee member of the CPM which is a mandatory requirement to become the Chief Minister’s political secretary.