Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan leaves for America for treatment, will work from hospital itself
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan left for the US on Saturday for a two-week long treatment. He boarded an Emirates flight to Dubai from Cochin International Airport in Nendumbassery . From there he will catch a connecting flight to America. Pinarayi is being treated at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. He will return to Kerala on January 29. Along with the CM, his wife Kamala and personal assistant have also gone to America. The Chief Minister has not assigned his charge to anyone in the ministry. Sources in his office said that Vijayan will continue to discharge his official duties online. According to the information, the state government will bear the cost of treatment of CM. The Chief Secretary has also issued an order regarding this.
weekly cabinet meeting on 19 january
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has not entrusted the responsibility of CM to any minister. He will continue to serve as CM from the hospital in America. The weekly cabinet meeting will be online on January 19. in which they will participate. Important files will be disposed of by them through e-file system. He has also not given much information about his treatment to his cabinet colleagues. However, on Friday, he had contacted Governor Arif Mohammad Khan via phone and gave information about his visit to America. He also requested the Governor to continue as the Chancellor of the Universities of Kerala.
In the year 2018 also the CM went to America for treatment.
In the year 2018 also, he got treatment at Mayo Clinic. He was to visit the clinic again last October for follow-up treatment. But his tour was postponed due to the outbreak of Corona. After this he went to Apollo Hospital in Chennai for checkup.