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MP CM, union ministers join 'Janraksha Yatra' in Kerala

Press Trust of India  |  Palakkad 

Chief Minister along with Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and today joined the BJP's ongoing Janraksha Yatra against the alleged killing of party workers in the communist-ruled

Attacking the CPI(M)-led government, Chouhan alleged that Chief Minister was responsible for the "political killings" in the state. "He has no right to continue as chief minister," he added.

Minister of State of External Affairs also lambasted the ruling government, saying political violence occurs in whenever the (Left Democratic Front) comes to power.

All three leaders visited the family of worker Radhakrishnan, who was recently killed, allegedly by CPI(M) workers, at Kanjikode in the district.

The Janaraksha Yatra was flagged off by president at Payyanoor in Kannur on October 3 to highlight "Red and Jihadi terrorism" in the state. The Yatra will end here on October 17.

Kerala, especially the volatile Kannur district, has been witnessing a series of political killings and counter-killings of CPI(M) and RSS-activists.

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First Published: Tue, October 10 2017. 21:22 IST