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LDF govt trying to stop BJP's growth through violence: Shah

Press Trust of India  |  Kochi 

national president today accused the CPI(M)-led in of trying to stop the growth of the saffron party through violence.

He condemned the killing of an worker in Kannur on May 12, saying the should work as per and the Constitution and not through the party ideology.

"If the fails to check the political violence, the along with the Sangh Parivar will lead a very big agitation with people of Kerala," Shah said in Kochi before leaving for a three-day visit to Lakhshadweep.

"After the government came to power, the manner in which the attacks are happening against and workers, it is clear that the way in whichBJP is growing in Kerala, this Left government is trying to stop it through violence," he said.

Ever since the Left government came to power, 13 BJP and worker had been killed and it was not a coincidence, Shah alleged and added that it was impossible that so many attacks could have taken place without the backing of the government and administration.

The and order situation had deteriorated and what was a matter of concern was that the government, despite the killings, was not concerned, he claimed.

"The BJP/RSS workers are being attacked and killed mercilessly and the CPI(M)-led government is the least concerned to stop it," Shah said.

The Marxist party cannot stop the the popularity of the saffron party though violence, he said.

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 18:43 IST