Elderly CPI- M leader and Rajya Sabha member Elamaram Kareem on Friday slammed fabulous Indian athleteP.T. Usha, who has nominated to the upper house of Parliament, saying that she was for a while been” proving her credentials”.
Kareem, a former state diligence Minister, attacked Usha for” toeing” the Sangh Parivar line and now getting awarded for it. ” Yes, Usha has been proving that she isn’t only a good athlete but also her other’ credentials’, which enabled her to get this nomination,” he said.
still, state BJP principal. Surendran hit back at Kareem, saying it was most unfortunate for him to have questioned Usha’s credentials. ” She has been a world-famed athlete and has brought laurels for the country on multitudinous occasions.
Kareem’s response shows dogmatism and it was really unfortunate that Kareem has done this. The people of Kozhikode knows what are his credentials,” he said.
Usha has come the eighth Keralite to be nominated to the Upper House and the last bone
was megastar Suresh Gopi whose term ended in April.