June 4, 2007
, on June 5. Leader of the Opposition Oommen Chandy
will be the chief guest. Minister for Home and Tourism Kodiyeri Balakrishnan will preside. Chennai Mayor M.A. Subramanian, Tourism Secretary V. Venu, and
KTDC chairman Cherian Philip, will attend the function at 10.30 a.m.
The Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC), which owns the largest chain of
hotels in the State, will construct a 91-room Kerala House Hotel Complex in Chennai at a cost of Rs. 20 crore. Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan will lay the
foundation for the complex, which will come up on 55 cents owned by KTDC on
Confederation of Tamil Nadu Malayalee Associations (CTMA) has appealed to Mr. Achuthanandan to abandon the proposal. Confederation president M. Nanda Govind
and general secretary P.V. Balan, in a statement here on Saturday, said the decision to build the hotel was against a promise made by the Minister for Home
and Tourism that the building that would come up on the land would be useful for all.