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Attack on Cong MLA will face legally: UDF

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

today rallied behind lead front partner Congress' V T Balram, facing the ire of ruling CPI(M) cadres for his alleged unsavoury remarks against Communist icon late A K Gopalan, saying it would face the attack politically and legally.

Reacting to the attack on yesterday at Thrithala in Palakkad with rotten eggs, allegedly by CPI(M) workers, in the assembly said the incident was unfortunate.

would face the attack on its politically and legally, the said.

Chennithala said that there was no "difference" between CPI(M) and Sanghparivar, that "indulged" in physical attack on matters that could not be faced ideologically.

Chennithala wanted the P Sreeramakrishan to ensure protection to in his constituency Thrithala to perform his duties as a legislature.

Protection was sought in the wake of CPI(M) announcing that would be prevented from attending public functions at the constituency, Chennithala said.

Balaram, in a post on January five, had made some objectionable remarks about the love affair and marriage of with his wife Susheela, who was much younger to him.

A many time Lok Sabha MP, Gopalan, called AKG by his admirers, was popularly known as "crusader of the downtrodden."

The remark had triggered widespread criticism cutting cross party lines and the leadership had demanded an apology from the 39-year-old two time

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 19:35 IST