Kozhikode: A day after Saritha Nair raised bribery allegations against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, he faced protests in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts from Left activists on Thursday.
Chandy is in the districts to attend a series of programmes.
At Kozhikode railway station, workers of DYFI and Yuva Morcha waved black flags at the Chief Minister when he arrived at the station in the morning. The protest was demanding the resignation of the veteran Congress leader.
The police used pepper spray to disperse the crowd.
The DYFI activists also protested with black flags in front of Kozhikode Guest House.
The Chief Minister faced protests from SFI activists at Calicut University. He was at the University to attend a programme.
Kicking up a political storm on Wednesday, Solar scam accused Saritha Nair, who appeared before the justice Sivarajan commission at Kochi, trained her guns against the CM and his senior cabinet colleague and power minister, Aryadan Muhammed.
She alleged that Rs 1.90 crore had been given to Chandy’s key aide to set up mega solar projects in Kerala and about Rs 40 lakh had been given to the personal assistant of Aryadan Muhammed.