A day after a bomb was thrown at the venue of a public meeting addressed by CPI(M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan in Kerala, the communist party on Friday alleged that it was at the receiving end of violence by Sangh Parivar organisations, contrary to the BJP claim.
“This attack by the BJP/RSS hoodlums once again nails the lie that it is the RSS/BJP which is at the receiving end of such violent attacks in Kerala, particularly in the district of Kannur,” CPI(M) politburo said in a statement.
Recently, BJP has staged a protest outside Kerala House against attacks on its activists allegedly by Left cadre.
“The fact is that in Kerala, it is the CPI(M) and other constituents of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) which have been at the receiving end of the murderous attacks mounted by the RSS and its outfits. Such attacks increase whenever the LDF is in government in the state,” said the politburo.
The CPI(M) has claimed that at least six of its workers have been killed and scores of others injured during the short span the Pinarayi Vijayan government has been in office.
“The politburo calls upon the RSS/BJP to immediate stop such violent attacks,” the statement said.
On Thursday, a bomb was hurled near a public meeting venue of Kodiyeri Balakrishnan at Kannur in Kerala at around 7:30 pm. A DYFI activist was injured.