After criticism from various quarters over the police act amendment, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has said the new law will not be implemented.
Following an uproar over the amendment to the Kerala Police Act, 2011, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday clarified that the state government will not be implementing the new law.
The decision will be taken after consultation with MLAs in the Kerala assembly, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
“Not intending to implement the amendment now,” Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement on Monday.
“With the announcement of the amendment, different views arose from different quarters. Concerns were expressed by those who supported the Left Democratic Front and those who stood for the protection of democracy. In this situation, it is not intended to amend the law. Detailed discussions in this regard will be held in the Assembly and further steps will be taken in this regard after hearing the views of all parties,” the Kerala CM said in a statement.