In response, KIIFB argues that it is an institution with a "very solid" revenue source.
The government aided by the eminent lawyer, intends to counter the incorporation of certain portions in the final report which were not there in the draft document and the CAG argument that KIIFB does not have the permission to avail loans.
When political survival is at stake, legislative privileges take a back seat. Now, the finance minister has not only told the public what to expect from the CAG report but is also attempting to teach the public how to perceive it with incriminating references.
Not just opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala, even CPM insiders are a bit confused why finance minister T M Thomas Isaac used the SNC-Lavalin deal to defend his decision to reveal the contents of CAG's draft report.