Lavalin case: CBI to prosecute Vijayan

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Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 8: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has got the permission from the the Kerala governor R S Gavai to prosecute senior Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Pinarayi Vijayan  in Lavalin case.

Sources said to media that R S Gavai gave his consent after a request by the CBI. Vijayan, secretary of the CPI(M) is accused of favouring SNC lavalin in granting contracts to renovate two hydro power projects when he was the state's power minister in 1977.

The move also marks the bitter power struggle in the state of CPI(M) between Vijayan and chief minister V S Achuthanandan.

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