Another Kerala magazine insults Narendra Modi

The magazine titled "Name" was brought out by an editorial board chaired by activists affiliated to CPI(M).

Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published:June 13, 2014 7:21 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Source: PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi was insulted by yet another college magazine published in Kerala. (Source: PTI)

Close on the heels of a government college magazine creating controversy by including Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a list of “negative faces”,  another college magazine in Kerala has insulted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi, and Hindu spiritual leader Amritanandamayi among others.

The magazine titled “Name” was brought out by an editorial board chaired by activists of the Students Federation of India, which is the student wing of CPI (M). It was published by Sree Krishna College near the temple town Guruvayur. The college is under the Guruvayur Temple Board, which is a government body.

Insulting references were made against Modi and others in a satirical word puzzle published in the magazine.  Published towards the end of last academic year, the magazine reached the students earlier this month. ABVP, the student outfit of BJP, on Friday boycotted classes in protest against the publication.

On Modi, the word puzzle asks, “If Namo is Nayinte Mon (‘Dog’s son’ in Malayalam), who is Namo? The answer keys included the letters “Mo” and a picture of Modi.

On Amritanandamayi, the puzzle asks “the mother who sells the largest number of kisses in Kerala”. The key included a picture of Amritanandamayi, who is known as the hugging saint.

On Rahul Gandhi, it said “the Amul leader of India who stopped feeding on breast milk at the age of 40”.

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  1. A
    Jun 13, 2014 at 6:38 pm
    We can not stop worms from digging s , it is in their nature. This says more about them than anything else. It should just be ignored . You are just making them feel important by any mention of them.
  2. R
    Jun 13, 2014 at 4:16 pm
    But now he is admired by the world so stop all the negativity.
  3. R
    Jun 13, 2014 at 4:17 pm
  4. L
    left is
    Jun 15, 2014 at 12:23 pm
    Modi helped BJP to systematically grab major fraction of votes from Left parties in Bengal and Kerala in this polls, and soon BJP will become main opposition party replacing CPM in those states. So Leftists are horribly angry against Modi. Quite Natural.
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    Aditya Samadhiya
    Jun 13, 2014 at 4:28 pm
    Jokes are fine, there are lot of jokes on Modi on facebook like page Norinder Mudi, but this is absolutely in bad taste. It is targetting the family of Modi which is horrible. I am in for freedom of speech but this is going too far. You cannot abuse someone and call it freedom of speech.
  6. A
    Ashok Kumar,
    Jun 13, 2014 at 6:40 pm
    In any case, communism has been wiped out from the face of the earth, which they very much deserved. The remnants will be wiped out soon. They always came in the way of growth of India, be it computerization in the banks or anything else.
  7. A
    Ashish Biswas
    Jun 14, 2014 at 4:54 am
    There is too much freedom in this country resulting in rampart corruption, indecent and immoral talks. There is a need to have sort of control to such lunatics activities.
  8. S
    Jun 13, 2014 at 5:28 pm
    In Kerala you have more Vatican slaves than free Indians.They lost their own names and their beautiful religion. Theyalso lost the manner to .be polite against the PM. It is so sorry!
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