Kerala Congress MP booked for flouting lockdown norms

Kerala Congress MP booked for flouting lockdown norms

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A case was registered against Congress MP Adoor Prakash on charges of flouting lockdown norms.

The MP, who represents Attingal constituency in Thiruvananthapuram, attended a function to distribute food kits at Nedumangad, about 20 kilometres from Thiruvananthapuram city.

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Social distance norms were allegedly not followed at the function and over 50 people attended it.

Hence a case was registered against the MP and the organisers under various Sections of Epidemic Diseases Ordinance 2020, IPC and Kerala Police Act.

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Meanwhile, Congress staged a protest alleging that no action was taken against Kerala Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran who attended a function at a school recently.

Some Congress leaders had even filed a police complaint against the minister earlier.