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Kerala CM attacks BJP, RSS for Kannur violence

Pinarayi Vijayan alleged that RSS and BJP were 'deliberately' creating tension in Kannur

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan at Parliament House in New Delhi on Friday Photo: PTI
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Chief Minister on Wednesday charged the and with "deliberately" creating tension in Kannur district and said the government proposes to hold peace talks to end the blood shed.

"The government was taking all initiatives and police was acting impartially," he said, while replying to a notice seeking adjournment motion on the frequent clashes between CPI(M)-in Kannur.



The notice was moved by former minister, K C Joseph of the Congress.

Vijayan alleged that the and were "deliberately" creating tension in Kannur.

On the opposition demand for convening an all party meeting to establish peace in the area, Vijayan said, the government was not averse to it.

"But, first let us convene a district level meeting in Kannur for peace and later, if necessary, a state level meeting can be held," he said.

Joseph said the district has witnessed seven political murders after the came to power four months ago, and blamed both CPI(M) and for the violence.

Both the parties were "two sides of the same coin," he said, urged them to shed the "attitude of an eye for an eye."

A UDF delegation had called on the Chief Minister yesterday and appealed to him to convene an all-party meeting to work out a strategy to end political violence in Kannur, where two CPI(M) and workers were killed earlier this month.

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Kerala CM attacks BJP, RSS for Kannur violence

Pinarayi Vijayan alleged that RSS and BJP were 'deliberately' creating tension in Kannur

Pinarayi Vijayan alleged that RSS and BJP were 'deliberately' creating tension in Kannur Chief Minister on Wednesday charged the and with "deliberately" creating tension in Kannur district and said the government proposes to hold peace talks to end the blood shed.

"The government was taking all initiatives and police was acting impartially," he said, while replying to a notice seeking adjournment motion on the frequent clashes between CPI(M)-in Kannur.

The notice was moved by former minister, K C Joseph of the Congress.

Vijayan alleged that the and were "deliberately" creating tension in Kannur.

On the opposition demand for convening an all party meeting to establish peace in the area, Vijayan said, the government was not averse to it.

"But, first let us convene a district level meeting in Kannur for peace and later, if necessary, a state level meeting can be held," he said.

Joseph said the district has witnessed seven political murders after the came to power four months ago, and blamed both CPI(M) and for the violence.

Both the parties were "two sides of the same coin," he said, urged them to shed the "attitude of an eye for an eye."

A UDF delegation had called on the Chief Minister yesterday and appealed to him to convene an all-party meeting to work out a strategy to end political violence in Kannur, where two CPI(M) and workers were killed earlier this month.
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Kerala CM attacks BJP, RSS for Kannur violence

Pinarayi Vijayan alleged that RSS and BJP were 'deliberately' creating tension in Kannur

Chief Minister on Wednesday charged the and with "deliberately" creating tension in Kannur district and said the government proposes to hold peace talks to end the blood shed.

"The government was taking all initiatives and police was acting impartially," he said, while replying to a notice seeking adjournment motion on the frequent clashes between CPI(M)-in Kannur.

The notice was moved by former minister, K C Joseph of the Congress.

Vijayan alleged that the and were "deliberately" creating tension in Kannur.

On the opposition demand for convening an all party meeting to establish peace in the area, Vijayan said, the government was not averse to it.

"But, first let us convene a district level meeting in Kannur for peace and later, if necessary, a state level meeting can be held," he said.

Joseph said the district has witnessed seven political murders after the came to power four months ago, and blamed both CPI(M) and for the violence.

Both the parties were "two sides of the same coin," he said, urged them to shed the "attitude of an eye for an eye."

A UDF delegation had called on the Chief Minister yesterday and appealed to him to convene an all-party meeting to work out a strategy to end political violence in Kannur, where two CPI(M) and workers were killed earlier this month.

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