Kerala transport minister AK Saseendran has resigned after a controversial tape leaked in which he allegedly used some “sex tone”
The minister announced his resignation at a press meet in Kozhikode govt. guest house.
A Malayalam channel exposed the telephone conversation ,allegedly by him to a lady who sought his support . The channel reported the news by 11 am and the minister resigned at his press meet after 230 pm.
Saseendran is the second minister in the left democratic ministry in Kerala who resigned on controversy Jayarajan had resigned due to a nepotism charge.
He said it was on moral ground,he resigns and a high level inquiry must be conducted on this regard.Meanwhile,the lady whom he talked over phone didn’t come forward to give a complaint against him.
BJP and Muslim Youth League activists took out a protest march in front of the Kozhikode Govt.Guest house at West Hill and shouted slogans against the minister and Pinrayi government for failing to protect the dignity of women and children in the state.