So far Chandy has been elected 12 times continuously from the Puthupally Legislative Assembly constituency from 1970 through 2021. He was the Chief Minister of Kerala twice, from 2004 to 2006 and from 2011 to 2016.
Oommen Chandy was delivering the inaugural address of the year-long birth centenary celebrations of Prof Varghese.
The event is organised by the Mar Athanasius College Association.
Chandy has reminded CM Pinarayi Vijayan that 'in a democracy, people have right to protest'.
The CPM has been portraying itself as a champion of development throughout the Thrikkakara campaign highlighting its ambitious SilverLine semi high-speed rail project.
Curious enough, the complainant in the case came in an autorickshaw to Cliff House moments after the second CBI team entered the building.
The CBI searched the room used by Congress leader and Ernakulam MP Hibi Eden when he was an MLA.
The sub-court had ordered Achuthanandan to pay Rs 10.10 lakh in damages, along with the interest, to former CM Oommen Chandy in the case.
The Principal Sub-Court -I had asked Achuthanandan to pay the sum as defamation charges to Chandy last month for alleging the latter's involvement in the solar scam.
Achuthanandan's office, in a Facebook post, said the Principal Sub-Court -I in Thiruvananthapuram pronounced its verdict without considering facts in the case.