Kolkata, Sep 17 (ANI): The ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) accused the Trinamool Congress of joining hands with the banned Maoist ultras and the killings their cadres and supporters.
Over 300 cadres and supporters of the CPM have been murdered in the political violence in the state ever since the seventh Left Front Government took charge under Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee
Between March and June the Maoists have killed over 40 Left front supporters.
According the CPM state committee member Rabin Dey the spate of violence is because of the main opposition parties in the state joining hands with the banned Maoists.
"These type of brutal killings are going on as CPM is fighting for the anti-imperialist, anti-monopolist, anti-fundamentalist policies and that is why all the forces are united to physically annihilate the supporters of the party," Dey said.
He added that:"Immediately after the Lok Sabha elections, the newly elected Trinamool Congress MP Subhendu Adhikari threatened the CPM workers in a public meeting to leave the party and join Trinamool.
Dey expressed concern over the continuing Maoist menace even after the deployment of central police forces. (ANI)