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Chennithala condemns 'attack' on RMP workers in Kozhikode dist

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

led UDF Opposition in today condemned the alleged attack on RMP workers by ruling activists in district.

of Opposition in the Assembly alleged that the attack took place in the presence of police.

"cadres are creating an atmosphere of terror in Onchiyam and Orkkatteri area," Chennithala said.

He also claimed that the police have arrested RMP workers including its N Venu and were detained in the police station.

Meanwhile, the secretariat of the Revolutionary Marxist party (RMP), a party formed by the late T P after he left in 2009, blamed the ruling CPI-M for the attack and sought the intervention of all democratic-minded people in the society in the matter.

was hacked to death by some assailants, allegedly with CPI (M) support, on 4 May 2012.

After Chandrasekharan's death, his widow K K Rema took charge of the party.

In a statement, Rema said the CPI-M had "unleashed violence" against RMP cadres in the area for the past few days.

She also alleged that the attacks against the party offices and houses of RMP cadres was continuing in the area during night time.

"The CPI-M is creating a situation of fear that existed when T P was killed," she added.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 15:10 IST