VS has alleged that Vellapally Natesan made Rs 100 crore in bribes

War of words between VS Achutanandan and Vellapally Natesan over alleged bribe money
news Politics Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 15:12


Former Kerala chief minister VS Achutanandan and and Sree Narayana Guru Dharma Paripalana Yogam (SNDP) General Secretary Vellapally Natesan appear to be having a public argument over the ethical use of alleged bribe money.

Kerala Assembly’s Opposition leader and former Chief Minister VS Achutanandan has alleged that Vellapally Natesan made Rs 100 crore in bribes collected towards appointment of teaching and non-teaching staff in educational institutions run by the SN Trust.

Speaking at an event in Alappuzha dictrict, the veteran leader alleged, “Not a single recruitment has been made without the involvement of bribes. The money has been used by Natesan to fill his pockets and not a paisa has been used for the upliftment of Ezhavas in the state.”

Continuing in the same vein, he added: “He has taken Rs 25- 40 lakh for each appointment. Was this money given to SNDP or did he keep it? Did he pay taxes for this money? He should at least own up to the Guru.

Achutanandan also said that Vellapally Natesan had even mocked Sree Narayana Guru by naming some of the institutions after himself.

Reacting sharply to Achutandan’s accusations, Vellapally Natesan told Manorama news that if the allegations against him could be proved, he would leave his post. “VS is a leader that even the party does not want. He only knows to read out from the speech given to him. For his sustenance, he will stoop low and is capable of saying anything,” Natesan said. 

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