Kerala Assembly passes resolution to call back Lakshadweep administrator
The Kerala Legislative Assembly unanimously passed a motion on Monday (May 31) to recall the administrator of Lakshadweep and to request the central government's assistance in the Lakshadweep problem.
Pinarayi Vijayan, the Chief Minister of Kerala, stated, "The Centre should get involved in the Lakshadweep issue. It is the obligation of the Centre to ensure that people's interests are protected."
CM Vijayan introduced a resolution in the State Assembly professing sympathy with the people of Lakshadweep.
The special resolution was also backed by the opposition.
The resolution requests that the United Nations intervene immediately to protect the lives and livelihoods of the islanders.Meanwhile, the state government of Kerala reported 19,894 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the overall number of cases to 24,84,254, while the death toll rose to 8,641 with 186 deaths.
In the last 24 hours, 1,24,537 samples were analysed, with a 15.97% test positivity rate.
A total of 1,24,537 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, with a test positive rate of 15.97%.
According to a statement from the Health Department, 1,97,06,583 samples have been sent for testing thus far.
Recoveries outweighed new cases by 29,013 people who tested negative for the illness while undergoing treatment, bringing the total number of recoveries to 22,81,518.