Kannur, Nov 6: A CPI(M) activist today suffered stab injuries in an attack allegedly by a group of RSS-BJP activists at Namath Mukku, near Kadirur, in this district of Kerala.
The injured P Pavithran(45) was rushed to the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital and his condition was stated to be serious, police said.
However, the CPI(M) called for a dawn-to-dusk hartal in Thalassery, Pinarayi and Mahe areas to protest the killing of one of their workers, M K Sudheerkumar, a car driver at Kavumbagh in Kollassery yesterday.
Northern Inspector General of Police A Hema Chandran, Kannur Superintendent of Police Mathew Policarp and a heavy posse of policemen were camping in the area in view of the tense situation.
All precationary measures were taken to prevent the spread of violence in other areas.
Meanwhile, State Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan would reach in the evening from Delhi after attending an International Conference on Federalism.