Pinarayi Vijayan health problems Kerala Chief Minister will visit the Medical Center in Rochester, USA, on January 15 for medical care. Vijayan, his spouse Kamala, and Vijayan’s aide V M Suneesh will go to the United States. They will be there from January 15 to 29, according to a state government decree published on Thursday. According to the decree, the state legislature would cover all costs associated with the medical examination.
Vijayan was hospitalized at the Mayo Clinic too in 2018. Then he refused to pass up charges to any of his cabinet colleagues. And arguing that the Chief Minister would check pertinent US papers due to the e-filing system. During the departure of the Chief Minister, then-Industries Minister and prominent CPI(M) leader E P Jayarajan officiated over cabinet meetings.
This time, it will be interesting to see if Vijayan delegated authority to either of his cabinet members as well as who he chooses to preside over cabinet meetings. V Abdurahman, the state sports minister, traveled for the United States last week. He was there for therapy at the St John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. On December 26, he flew out of Kerala for a 20-day therapy.
Pinarayi had approved e-files from the United States the last time he visited. Then the Minister EP Jayaraman was in charge of disaster relief collecting in Kerala. The government may issue an order this time handing some responsibilities to senior members of the cabinet. The Chief Minister’s wife, Kamala, had previously visited him in the United States. At the time, the nature of his illness remained unknown. The state govt’s general management system had provided financial approval for the CM’s trip abroad, implying that the government would cover the costs.