Kerala: Rajnath express concern over RSS worker's killing
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has expressed concern over the killing of an RSS worker in Kerala. E Rajesh an RSS worker was attacked by four youth wing activists of the CPI-M on Saturday at Tiruvananthapuram. He succumbed to injuries.
Singh in a tweet said, 'Spoke to Kerala CM Shri Pinrayi Vijayan today regarding the recent incidents of political violence in the state. I have expressed my concern with the law and order situation in the state of Kerala. Political violence is unacceptable in a democracy. I expect that the political violence in Kerala is curbed and that the perpetrators are brought to justice expeditiously."
The BJP in Kerala alleged that CPI-M activists were behind the murder. The party announced a statewide shutdown on Sunday. "The CPI-M led government has become a mute witness to the violence going on in the state capital district. Even our state party headquarters was attacked. But we exercised restraint. But now, we are left with no other option but to call for a statewide shutdown tomorrow to protest the killing.. The state government has not even called for a peace talk to resolve issues," State BJP President Kummanem Rajasekheran said.