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CPI-M slams MP government for invoking NSA in cow slaughter case

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The CPI-M on Saturday slammed the Kamal Nath-led government in for invoking the stringent National Security Act (NSA) in cases of alleged cow slaughter, terming it as an attempt to "appease the communal forces".

The condemnation came during a two-day meeting of the of the (CPI-M) that concluded on Saturday.

"This stringent legislation was meant to be used against anti-national terrorists. Its invocation over such allegations displays an effort to appease the communal elements," party said while briefing the media after the meet.

He demanded the revocation of the NSA slapped against five persons in by the government.

Notably, too has conveyed his reservations about government's action to

Asked if 'Mahagathbandhan' or the grand alliance of the non-NDA parties would take shape, Yechury said that alliances and understandings between like minded parties would happen statewise with different dynamics in each state.

He, however, asserted that a coalition would take place after the elections just as it has happened on several occasions in the past.



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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 23:46 IST