Words matter. These are the best Pinarayi Vijayan Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Kerala is called ‘God’s own country.’ We need to make sure it is really so, for which we should ensure the entire state, including rivers and backwaters, are clean.
From my experience, I can tell you, a party general secretary naturally cannot take care of the responsibilities of a parliamentarian.
When disaster strikes, our prime objective is to save the maximum number of people. As the person heading the government, my duty is to provide all support to the flood-affected.
Kerala has been one of the most vocal voices of federalism, and it will remain so.
Congress started mixing politics with religion. BJP perfected it.
People of Kerala will never allow divisive elements to succeed.
Rebuilding Kerala has to do with creating climate-resilient infrastructure and realising sustainable livelihoods.
Central aid never comes in one disbursal; it comes in phases.
You shall have to be able to oppose communalism, only then can you say you are secular. Many political parties which claim to be secular show their weakness when it comes to the fight against communalism.
People should not feel that they are not Indians because they don’t understand Hindi.
Every time they came to power, the Congress engaged in large scale corruption. Even when they were in power, they did nothing to stop the hoarding of black money in offshore havens.
The renaissance movement and social reformers have taught us that superstitious beliefs and customs should be challenged and opposed.
We are fighting the BJP and the Congress at both the state and national levels. People know them to be two sides of the same coin. However, our primary goal is to defeat the BJP as it is led by the RSS, and they exhibit fascist tendencies.
The Kerala Police is the best law and order force and investigation agency in the country.
The Left Front, being an egalitarian political force, has always supported removing untouchability and discrimination in society.
Historically, Kerala has been performing well on the social sector. Public health, education, and awareness have always been our core areas on which we built up our social infrastructure.
The Left forces have a strong and growing presence in universities, youth organizations, and among trade unions and farmer organizations… This strength is bound to reflect in the parliamentary arena.
Look what happened in Assam where the NRC was rolled out. Poor people with no way to find their documents were affected the most. And among them, the majority were Hindus.
Before we complete our term in office we will provide home for every family in Kerala. No one will remain homeless.
The slogan we have put forward is not just ‘rehabilitation and reconstruction,’ but ‘build a new Kerala.’ We will build a better Kerala.
In a federal structure such as ours, state governments are imperative for the smooth functioning of our overall polity. They can’t just be wished away.
The orders and directives issued on the basis of government decisions should be exhaustive and factual. Deep and thorough examination is required before taking a decision on important policy matters.
Modern Kerala is a product of the selfless social service of great visionaries.
Kerala is not the place to roll out the RSS agenda.
The U.A.E. cannot be considered as any other nation as their rulers have underlined. Indians, especially Keralites, have contributed immensely in their nation building.
The Left is not a major electoral force in many states; in some, we are practically not there.
Do not try to play politics using the health of the public during a disaster.
We are for abstinence, not prohibition. Prohibition leads to many socio-legal problems. Wherever liquor has been prohibited, there is a tendency to consume through illegal means.
Usually it is good to spread some light. The problem is that lakhs of people, like our workers, small-scale businesses, the tourism sector, restaurants, holiday resorts, lakhs of them, are in trouble and we should be able to spread light to them. For that, good financial support is needed.
Sabarimala is a unique place of worship where members of all faiths are free to go. It may be true that RSS and its B team, Congress, may be trying to whip up caste sentiments.
Different Left governments holding office before the High Court verdict of 1991 never tried to prevent the entry of menstruating women into Sabarimala. In the same way, Left governments never acted in opposition against the High Court verdict of 1991, which restricted the women entry.
Keralites don’t think on communal lines.
We know that police alone can’t prevent violence. Support of political parties is imperative to maintain peace.
RSS and BJP are not only tarnishing the government but also insulting people of Kerala.
It is the RSS and the BJP that have always initiated political violence in our midst; not just in Kerala, but in the entire country.
Kerala’s inalienable strength is our excellent social infrastructure, built over a period of time.
Environment conservation without stagnating development is the objective of our government.
Calamities have taught us a great lesson – we have to stand together when we are in danger.
In our manifesto we have said that we will focus on reducing the demand for liquor through awareness campaigns. We will also make it an offense to serve liquor to anyone below the age of 23.
Don’t turn a blind eye to corruption. Effective and strong intervention is needed to make administration corruption free down to the level of village office.
When a temple catches fire, irrespective of their faith, everyone works to douse the flames. Similarly, all parties worked against the forces that imposed Emergency.
Positioning one leader against another is not necessarily how our democracy functions. We do not directly elect the president or the prime minister. We choose parties based on their policies, and their efficacy depends on how well they implement their policies.
Anti-people policies of the BJP government have made strong opposition a necessity.
Some vested interests have an inclination to tarnish the image of those in politics and there have been occasions when some people have fallen for such tendencies. A democratic society can go forward only after rectifying such outlooks.
Weakening the federal structure essentially hampers our unity in diversity, India’s biggest strength.
Kerala has set an example in providing facilities for Haj pilgrimage. People are working as volunteers in Haj camps without honorarium.
As the Chief Minister, I make it a point that review meetings are conducted every day – sometimes more than thrice a day – involving heads of all departments concerned.
Issuing orders and circulars without errors and in the proper way is crucial for efficient administration. This is why the Secretariat Office Manual mandates scrutiny at different levels.
Everyone eats all kinds of food in Kerala. Kerala is one of the states where life span is the highest; and lifespan is closely linked to food habits. In Kerala, people are generally non-vegetarians. If it was bad for health, life expectancy would not have been so good.
RSS is an organization that is trained in spreading lies and creating communal clashes.
This very concept of police assault is a colonialist notion and it holds no significance in a modern, democratic society.
Government officials should recognize that the files in front of them represent very important issues in the lives of people.
The Congress has never taken a firm stand against communalism.
Sangh Parivar criminals get protection in certain BJP-run states such as U.P. and Gujarat. Such protection is unavailable in Kerala. There is no special law for Sangha Parivar. All criminals are brought to book here.
It’s the people’s right to eat healthy food.
Those who are talking about withdrawing funds and grants to the states should understand that the Centre gets revenue from the states. They should realize that states like Kerala, get only a fraction in return, for every rupee that it pays to the Centre.
Our party is not like the Congress, where leaders are more important than the party and ethics. In our party, people and workers are more important than leaders.
Land acquisition is a problem in Kerala because the available land is limited.
Kerala’s strength is not the size of its state exchequer, but it is the support of Malayalis from all over the world and others who love Kerala.
There are no dams in Achankovil, Manimala, and Chaliyar rivers. Water in Achankovil flooded Pandalam, Manimala flooded Thiruvalla, and Chaliyar flooded Nilambur. So, based on what logic is someone saying that the reason for the floods is the opening of reservoirs?
Leaders in the LDF are united and there are no differences.
It is inappropriate to portray the central contribution to the Disaster Relief Fund as help for COVID-19 prevention.
It is not for me but for the people to rate the central government.