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Kerala witnessing politically sponsored violence under ‘misrule of CPM’: Yogi Adityanath 

The BJP has alleged that as many as 120 BJP workers, 84 in Kannur alone, have been killed in the state since 2001 with 14 of them in the chief minister's home town since he took over the reins last year.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 4, 2017 4:11 pm
 Yogi Adityanath, Yogi Adityanath in Kerala, Amit Shah, Kerala political violence, BJP-RSS, CPM in kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, Kummanam Rajashekaran, india news, indian express Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, center, waves as he joins a rally led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Kerala state president Kummanam Rajasekharan, left, at Keechari in Kannur, India, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. (AP Photo)

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday alleged that Kerala is witnessing politically sponsored violence under the “misrule of the CPI(M)”. “There is no scope for political violence in a democracy but unfortunately Kerala, God’s own land, is witnessing politically sponsored violence,” said Adityanth, who landed in Kannur’s Keecheri to voice his protest against the CPI(M) for allegedly targeting BJP workers in the state.

Adityanath was flanked by Kerala BJP unit president Kummanam Rajashekharan in the seven-kilometre Jan Raksha Yatra. “With this yatra we will make people aware about the misrule of the CPI(M). People are also coming out in huge numbers in support of this,” he added.

On Tuesday, BJP national president Amit Shah had kicked off the ‘Jan Raksha Yatra’ (people’s protection march) from Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s hometown in Kannur district. The yatra will travel through the state before culminating in Thiruvananthapuram on October 17.

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Shah had also announced a ‘padyatra’ in all state capitals against CPI(M)’s alleged targeting of his party workers and had criticised the Vijayan-led LDF government over the political violence in the state. “More than 84 BJP and RSS workers have been killed in the district alone. I want to ask Pinarayi Vijayan…Who has killed them? If he does not have answers, then I am saying that the chief minister is responsible for the killings,” Shah had said.

“Communists have destroyed a peaceful Kerala, more than 120 BJP and RSS karyakartas have been murdered in Kerala so far,” Shah alleged. “I want to tell CM Pinarayi Vijayan that the more they try to muddy the political environment, more the lotus will bloom in Kerala,” the BJP president said, urging people to oust the Left party from power and bring in a BJP government for peace and prosperity.

On the other hand, the CPM hit back at the BJP national president, accusing him of “deliberately inciting violence” against its leaders and cadres. “Amit Shah is deliberately inciting violence against CPI (M) leaders and its workers. We are a recognised national party. We are here not because of Shah but because of the people. We will not tolerate this,” party leader Brinda Karat.

The BJP has alleged that as many as 120 BJP workers, 84 in Kannur alone, have been killed in the state since 2001 with 14 of them in the chief minister’s home town since he took over the reins last year.

With PTI inputs

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    Aslam
    Oct 4, 2017 at 7:21 pm
    Magar Sharm Humko Nahi Aati !!!! Manage UP or leave the post!!!!
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      S ashok
      Oct 4, 2017 at 6:47 pm
      Baba run businesses, Yogi run politics and Governments, Sadhu managed environmental activism. All for good causes, for sure, but this should be an equal opportunity for all religions. let the Priests, Maulvis , Jathedars also be involved in these good causes. Let all Godmen parti te and facilitate divine intervention for public good. May Gods save our great country
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        Raju
        Oct 4, 2017 at 4:57 pm
        CPM not misruling the state, In violence RSS is no.1. After RSS dominated BJP Govt. Violence increased in the Country by Hard lines Hindu sect., rapist, evildoers,Cow worshipers etc. these are very sad shame events in the country , Country Communalizing Hindu Hardliners and religious extremists. Economic collapse made by BJP rule. Freedom of press under fear, People life made miserable by BJP rule. Human rights threading BJP rule in India. Country .Awareness of man's freedom and dignity, together with the affirmation of the inalienable rights of individuals and peoples, is one of the major characteristics of our time. But freedom demands conditions of an economic, social, political and cultural and religious kind which make possible its full exercise. A clear perception of the obstacles which hinder its development and which offend human dignity is at the source of the powerful aspirations to liberation which are at work in our world.
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        1. MAMUTTY CHOLA
          Oct 4, 2017 at 4:49 pm
          yogi to first manage UP. HE HAS NO MORAL RIGHT TO LECTURE CPM GOVT WHO HAVE EXCELLENT TRACK RECORDS. BJP IN ITS ZEAL TO CAPTURE KERALA IS TRYING TO SPOIL THE HARMONY OF THE STATE ONE OF BEST GOVERNED STATES IN INDIA. RSS/BJP STRATEGY TO DIVIDE THE STATE ON COMMUNAL LINE WILL FAIL. MODI HAS FAILED TO DELIVER THE ELECTION PROMISES. AMIT SHAH USED COMMUNAL CARDS BE IT ASSAM, OR UP TO CAPTURE POWER UNDER THE COVER OF DEVELOPMENT. HINDUTVA AGENDA WILL NOT ENSURE ROTI, KAPADHA AUR MAKANN TO AAM AADMI., RELIGION IS OPIUM.
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            Real man
            Oct 4, 2017 at 6:43 pm
            correctly said this fellow Yogi have thousands of problem to resolve in his state starting from children murder in hospital and other issues sponsored by Rss/bjp - This type of waste fellows spoiling our country name in the international areana, dont understand their own responsibility but commenting on others, what moral right this fellow to talk about others. My friend once again we are telling south Indians ( kerala/Tamilnadu/Andra /pondicherry / karanatak ) are literate people nd u cannot sell your agenda here > u can play your sangis agenda to the poor North Indians > so when is your flight to UP pack your bag along with AMitshah and whoever come from north - Smithi Irani on what basis
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              Patriot!!
              Oct 4, 2017 at 9:11 pm
              BJP/RSS they dont really have any core issues to challenge ...so as usual they are playing HINDUTVA card.... But I 'm sure in Kerala ppl will reject this communal politics bcoz Mallus are best ppl. Yogiji yeh UP nahi hai...
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              Ragavendra
              Oct 4, 2017 at 4:38 pm
              BJP/RSS has recruited all murder convicts from all districts based on the data provided by IB from the crimes database. All these convicts are used to Murder Politcal opponents of BJP/RSS. Entire so called security machinery including RAW is involved in identifying potential convicts who can be used for political murders in favor of BJP/RSS TERRORISTS. And as Prakash Raj said, BUTCHER MODI IS ACTING LIKE A SAINT.
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