Achuthanandan caught napping

November 5th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS  

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 5 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan, who turned 85 last month, was caught napping on three occasions while he was briefing the media after the weekly cabinet meeting here Wednesday.Achuthanandan dozed off thrice while reading out the cabinet decisions during the press briefing.

On two occasions his personal assistant came on to the dias and Achuthanandan woke up and once again started reading his notes.

Achuthanandan was woken up from his slumber for the third time when a journalist asked him a question.

Sensing that he had been caught napping, Achuthanandan said: “I am stopping in between (my speech) so that all of you can write properly.”

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