Kerala Cabinet Minister Saji Cheriyan Announces Resignation
Kerala Minister Saji Cheriyan announced resignation from the post of Cultural Affairs and Fisheries Ministry on July 6. The decision was taken in view of criticism from various quarters, including the Opposition, over his controversial remarks against the Constitution. Although he apologised for his remark, many leaders demanded the sacking of Cheriya. Moreover, Saji said he has submitted his resignation to CM Pinarayi Vijayan, calling it an independent decision.