RSS local leader quits to join CPI(M) in Kerala 

"How many families have been orphaned due to the inhumane stand and politics of violence of RSS-BJP?" he asked. Padmakumar met the media along with CPI(M) district secretary, Anavoor Nagappan.

By: PTI | Thiruvananthapuram | Published:November 27, 2016 9:47 pm

Protesting against the “politics of violence” and demonetisation of high value currency notes, a local RSS leader on Sunday joined the CPI(M), snapping his four-decade long links with the sangh parivar. P Padmakumar, who had served as the state secretary of the ‘Hindu Aikya Vedi’, told reporters that he had decided to join the ruling CPI(M) in the state, after being fed up with the “political violence” and “inhumane stand” of the BJP-RSS.

“How many families have been orphaned due to the inhumane stand and politics of violence of RSS-BJP?” he asked. Padmakumar met the media along with CPI(M) district secretary, Anavoor Nagappan.

“I was against the inhumane attitude of RSS and its politics of violence. The demonetisation of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 was the last straw and I decided to quit the outfit,” he said. Nagappan said Padmakumar has been given party membership.

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    Bharathi
    Nov 29, 2016 at 1:12 pm
    Soon RSS camp in Kerala will be wiped out...
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      Rajesh K
      Nov 28, 2016 at 6:51 am
      The RSS and the CPM both indulge in killing each other. In fact, the CPM has killed more RSS cadres than the RSS have killed CPM cadres. This move looks to be opportunistic on the part of Padmakumar. With the CPM in power and with the BJP or RSS not appearing to come in the near future, he may have thought that switching to the CPM would be a more practical move. It may also save his skin or life, for that matter.
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