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RSS local leader quits to join CPI(M) in Kerala

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

Protesting against the "politics of violence" and of high value currency notes, a local leader today joined the CPI(M), snapping his four-decade long links with the sangh parivar.

P Padmakumar, who had served as the state secretary of the 'Hindu Aikya Vedi', told reporters here that he had decided to join the ruling CPI(M) in the state, after being fed up with the "political violence" and "inhumane stand" of the BJP-

"How many families have been orphaned due to the inhumane stand and politics of violence of RSS-" he asked.

Padmakumar the media along with CPI(M) district secretary, Anavoor Nagappan.

"I was against the inhumane attitude of and its politics of violence. The of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 was the last straw and I decided to quit the outfit," he said.

Nagappan said Padmakumar has been given party membership.

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First Published: Sun, November 27 2016. 20:07 IST