Amit Shah leads Jan Raksha Yatra in Kerala: BJP chief targets CPM over political violence in state

BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday concluded the protest march against “Communist violence” in the state capital Thiruvananthapuram

FP Staff October 18, 2017 14:29:37 IST
Fourteen days after he flagged off the Jan Raksha Yatra from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s home district Kannur, BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday concluded the protest march against “Communist violence” in the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. Twitter/@AmitShah
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Fourteen days after he flagged off the Jan Raksha Yatra from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s home district Kannur, BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday concluded the protest march against “Communist violence” in the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. Twitter/@AmitShah
Addressing a rally of party workers, the BJP chief launched a scathing attack on the ruling CPM government over the "political killings" of BJP-RSS workers in the state. He asserted that no amount of intimidation can "stop the lotus from blooming" in the Left-ruled state. Twitter/@AmitShah
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Addressing a rally of party workers, the BJP chief launched a scathing attack on the ruling CPM government over the "political killings" of BJP-RSS workers in the state. He asserted that no amount of intimidation can "stop the lotus from blooming" in the Left-ruled state. Twitter/@AmitShah
Taking a swipe at Congress, the BJP president said, "The Congress has seen its downfall because of corruption and dynasty politics. And if Left parties have ceased to exist in this country, then it is due to political violence." Twitter/@BJP4Keralam
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Taking a swipe at Congress, the BJP president said, "The Congress has seen its downfall because of corruption and dynasty politics. And if Left parties have ceased to exist in this country, then it is due to political violence." Twitter/@BJP4Keralam
Throwing a challenge to the chief minister, Shah said, "We are ready to discuss with you issues of development. But will you answer about the killings of our workers? You do not have the courage." PTI
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Throwing a challenge to the chief minister, Shah said, "We are ready to discuss with you issues of development. But will you answer about the killings of our workers? You do not have the courage." PTI
Launched on 3 October by Shah, the padyatra had criss-crossed 11 districts in the state with four chief ministers, including Yogi Aditiyanath of Uttar Pradesh, senior party leaders and Union ministers taking part in the high-pitched campaign against the ruling LDF. Twitter/@AmitShah
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Launched on 3 October by Shah, the padyatra had criss-crossed 11 districts in the state with four chief ministers, including Yogi Aditiyanath of Uttar Pradesh, senior party leaders and Union ministers taking part in the high-pitched campaign against the ruling LDF. Twitter/@AmitShah
Shah alleged that 13 BJP and RSS workers have been killed since the CPM-led LDF won the Assembly elections last summer. Most of them, he said, were killed in Kannur. Twitter/@AmitShah
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Shah alleged that 13 BJP and RSS workers have been killed since the CPM-led LDF won the Assembly elections last summer. Most of them, he said, were killed in Kannur. Twitter/@AmitShah