A Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) worker was allegedly attacked by CPI(M) workers on Saturday following which several areas of Kerala has been closed today by BJP to protest against the matter.
RSS worker has been identified as E Rajesh, 34. He was attacked for 40 times and his left hand was cut off by a group of mob at around 9pm. When he was taken to the hospital, the doctors declared him dead in a city hospital.
The assassination is the new aggression between the RSS and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) members.
The CPI workers broken down the BJP’s state office in the city and the house of CPI(M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan’ son two days back.
After the violence, BJP state chief Kummanam Rajasekharan demanded instant interference of the Centre but the ruling CPI (M) refused its cadre were indulged in the assassination.
“The ruling CPI(M) can’t get away with these killings. It is nothing but state-sponsored terrorism,” Rajasekharan. CPI(M) district secretary A Nagappan stated.
The attackers had been found and would be detained soon, Thiruvananthapuram range inspector general of police Manoj Abraham stated.
Strict action is being taken by the police officials on violence hit Kannur district.
The Opposition Congress has directed chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan to conduct a peace meeting to finish the frequent cycle of clashes.
Violence between the BJP and the CPI (M) are increasing day by day as the RSS makes inroads in the southern state where politics has been conquered by the Left parties.
The BJP win its first assembly seat in Nemom, a Thiruvananthapuram suburb in state election 2016.
The clashes have been rising in other areas of the state involving Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala.