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Coca-Cola plant: committee defends Kerala’s authority [India]

Kerala Additional Chief Secretary K. Jayakumar, who heads a high-power committee to study the ‘damage’ caused by the operations of the Coca-Cola bottling plant at Plachimada, asserts that the State government has got the authority to constitute such committees and redress the grievances of people. Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages...in a letter dated September 29, 2009, had questioned the authority of the State government to constitute the high-power committee...The high-power committee, which discussed the letter at a sitting at Plachimada on Friday, described it as “unwarranted and provocatively worded.”...The letter, signed by K. Ajai Kumar, general sales manager, Kerala operations, had asked the high-power committee to “refrain from proceeding [further]"

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