Yogi Adityanath a symbol of communal strife and intolerance: Pinarayi Vijayan

"The politics that he (Adityanath) championed was meant for doing away with whatever communal harmony that was left in Indian politics," the Kerala CM said.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: March 19, 2017 10:41 pm
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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Sunday termed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as the symbol of “communal violence and intolerance”, and criticised the BJP for his elevation.

“Now we have Yogi Adityanath, who has charges against him for inciting communal tensions, being made the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. Yogi Adityanath has always been the symbol of communal violence, riots, intolerance and hatred,” he said addressing a public meeting here this evening.

The meeting was organised to mark the culmination of ‘Maha Padayatra’ led by the CPI(M) Telangana unit Secretary Tammineni Veerabhadram.

The five-time BJP MP from Gorakhpur, who is known as the Hindutva hardliner, today took oath as the 21st chief minister of the country’s most populous state.

“The politics that he (Adityanath) championed was meant for doing away with whatever communal harmony that was left in Indian politics,” the Kerala CM said.

Alleging that Adityanath had “spearheaded” a series of communal riots in 2007, Vijayan recalled that the saffron leader “had gone to the extreme of comparing (Bollywood actor) Shah Rukh Khan with Hafiz Saeed (Pakistani terrorist). He also spoke against Amir Khan and Mother Teresa.”

The CPI(M) leader said Adityanath had also asked those who were reluctant to practice ‘Surya Namaskar’ to leave country for Pakistan.

He accused Adityanath of “triggering venomous communal campaign to bring Ayodhya issue back on top of the BJP’s agenda.”

Vijayan said Adityanath has always maintained some sort of a “contempt towards the politics that has highlighted dalits, backwards and minorities.”

“(By) Making a person of such criminal background the Chief Minister of our largest state, the message BJP (wants to) send to the nation is that they will continue to try to capture power by resorting to communal riots.

“Only a party which has sheer contempt towards secularism and democracy can elevate such a person to the office of Chief Minister,” the Left leader alleged.

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    Binu
    Mar 19, 2017 at 7:21 pm
    You are talking as if you are a saint!! There are many criminal cases against you including murders and corruption (lavline)...It's better to correct yourself before preaching others..
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      Gandhi
      Mar 19, 2017 at 8:17 pm
      communist are the fascist most murderers ! no values !! no ethics !!! do not teach others what to do !!! Kerala and Bengal has seen to much more communist murders and voilance in last 7 decadesand they are Maoist Naxlites ! who can express give importance to this news ?
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        IslamForFoools
        Mar 19, 2017 at 5:51 pm
        Hindus are slaughtered by your CPIM day and night , fck u pinarayi vijayan. You don't deserve Hindu name also, you Kerala commit terrorist. I urge Hindus, o give birth to one extra child just for sending him Kerala and nullify these commie/ jihadi terrorists
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          IslamForFoools
          Mar 19, 2017 at 9:48 pm
          Vatican sh*t eating brown azz converted, duplicate xerox copy xchian, shame on your slavish life, you were Hindu before, your ancestors converted to filthy war mongering Christianity for 2 kg rice and job. If you go in western Christian countries your little brown azz will be kicked by white xhcians then you will come to eat our sacred cow gober and gau mutra. Jai Shri ram.
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            IslamForFoools
            Mar 19, 2017 at 9:50 pm
            Vatican sh*t eating brown azz converted, duplicate xerox copy xchian, shame on your slavish life, you were Hindu before, your ancestors converted to filthy war mongering Christianity for 2 kg rice and job. If you go in western Christian countries your little brown azz will be kicked by white xhcians then you will come to eat our sacred cow gober and gau mutra. Jai Shri ram. .
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              IslamForFoools
              Mar 19, 2017 at 9:51 pm
              Your life is what aste if you support commies even after born as Hindu. Commies are Hindu enemies. Humanity is Hindu and Hindu is humanity. Why you want to become enemy of humanity? For political post or money? Don't be selfish, money won't b useful when u will b killed by some jihadi tomorrow, come back to Hinduism, be strong hindu.
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                MyTake
                Mar 19, 2017 at 6:57 pm
                Are some already fearing UPlt;br/gt;might become communal violence free like Gujarat, thus making their agenda useless in order to climb to the seat of power, keeping the people hostage and in fear?lt;br/gt;Yes?lt;br/gt;No?
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                  MyTake
                  Mar 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm
                  Kerala and Bengal have no right to give advice on this! They better fix their own state where Hindus are being attacked and their rights taken away!
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