The unravelling of Sri Lanka is an object lesson in political and economic mismanagement which all developing nations, including ours, should read as a cautionary tale.
Patil's comments came on Wednesday during a procession against the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government demanding OBC reservations
S M Koya was forced to drop out of school after the sixth standard, but managed to get an education later and eventually became a law graduate from Tasmania.
Ernakulam was decided as the venue for the state conference earlier itself. The date was finally decided by the state committee, while also considering the convenience of the national leaders.
Muslim League leader Dr M K Muneer had defeated Razak by a margin of 6,344 votes in the Legislative Assembly election held last summer.
CPM leaders from Kerala pointed out that the Congress had failed in countering communalism.
The party has decided to initiate disciplinary action against senior leaders in Ernakulam district for the successive defeats it suffered in the district since 2015.
The minister who is of slim build has been visiting the big government hospitals in Delhi posing as a patient or a visitor to a patient.
The court imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh each on CPM and NCP. It also imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on JD (U), RJD, LJP, Congress, BJP and CPI.
A database containing over 50,000 telephone numbers belonging to journalists, ministers, opposition leaders, activists and judges has been found.