Kerala Water Resource Minister Mathew T Thomas will step down as minister with the JD(S) approving the change of ministership after two and half years of governanPalakkad Chittoor MLA K Krishnankutty will become the minister. Thomas has been asked to step down. JD(S) National President and former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda has given approval for change of ministership in the party.
arlier after a meeting with Deve Gowda, JD(S) leader CK Nanu and Krishnankutty had said that Gowda has given the green signal for the prior agreement that ministership can be changed after two and half years of governance. The party’s state office bearers meet had passed the resolution demanding the replacement. Nanu had also said that the letter regarding this decision will soon be handed over to LDF.
Deve Gowda had invited Mathew T Thomas, Nanu and Krishnankutty for a discusion on the matter on Thursday. However, Mathew T Thomas did not attend the meeting.