RSS man hacked to death, Kerala BJP calls for state-wide hartal


The BJP has called for a hartal in Kerala today to protest the killing of an RSS worker allegedly by a gang led by a history-sheeter near here.BJP-RSSPolice said 34-year-old Rajesh’s left hand was chopped off in the attack which took place around at 9 pm last night.

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An investigation has been launched and search is on for assailants, they said.

BJP state president Kumanam Rajasekharan alleged that the CPI-M was behind the attack, a charge denied by the district leadership of the Left party.

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The BJP has called for a state-wide hartal today, the state BJP chief said.

Police are maintaining a strict vigil and have clamped prohibitory orders for three days from July 28 after BJP’s Kerala unit office here was vandalised and the house of CPI-M state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan’s son Bineesh Kodiyeri was attacked.

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Earlier, 10 people, including four from the student and youth wing of the CPI-M, had been arrested in connection with the violence in the city.


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