THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The DYFI will observe a black day in the state on Thursday in protest against the police highhandedness against its workers.
Addressing mediapersons here on Thursday, the state leaders of DYFI said that around 200 workers, who were protesting against the raising of pension age, were injured in the police attack. State president M Swaraj, AIYF state secretary K Rajan, DYFI state treasurer K S Sunil Kumar and PSU state general secretary Vishnumohan are among the injured.
The DYFI leaders said that the police attacks were at the instance of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.
They cautioned the government that the protests against the raising of pension age cannot be curbed using the police.
They warned of intense agitations if the government was not withdrawing the decision. T V Rajesh of DYFI, G Krishnaprasad of AIYF, C Unnikrishnan of RYF and K Lohya of Yuva Janatadal attended the news conference.
‘Take Action Against Erring Police Officials’
The Kerala Congress anti-merger wing on Wednesday protested against the police attack on workers of various Left organisations, who were taking out peaceful protests against the raising of pension age.
District president R Satheeshkumar and district general secretary Thampanoor Rajeev demanded the government to take action against the erring police officials.