Vijayan said the PM has assured him of all possible help for the all-round development of the state. He said Modi has told him that there will not be any problem of funds for road projects.Prime Minister Narendra Modi has got an unlikely admirer in Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
The Marxist leader was all praise for the Modi-led NDA government at the Centre at a function in Kozhikode, where he said, “The PM has extended full support for the developmental issues of the state, keeping all political differences aside.”
Vijayan said the PM has assured him of all possible help for the all-round development of the state. He said Modi has told him that there will not be any problem of funds for road projects.Speaking at a reception hosted by the Kozhikode Corporation, Vijayan said the earlier situation was different but now the Centre is ready to support the state.
However, Vijayan’s detractors accuse him of trying to copy Modi’s style of functioning.
The Kerala Chief Minister’s admiration of Modi signals a major shift from the usual blame-game relationship between the state and the Centre.