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RSS worker murder: BJP observes hartal in guruvayur, manaloor

Press Trust of India  |  Thrissur(Ker) 

Shops and business establishments have downed shutters and vehicles are mostly off the roads in Guruvayur and Manaloor towns in Thrissur district following a hartal called by to protest the killing of an worker at Nenmeni.

The 23-year-old worker, Anandan, was hacked to death allegedly by CPI(M) workers yesterday in broad day light.

While the has blamed CPI(M) for the murder, the marxist party in a statement yesterday denied its role in the incident.

This is the third of BJP/workers in the district since the came to power in May last year, a leader had alleged.

Anandan, hailing from Brahmakulam, was an accused in a case relating to the of a CPI(M) worker in 2013.

The funeral is expected to be held this afternoon.

The BJP is also observing a protest throughout the state against the gory incident.

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First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 10:42 IST