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CPM sees red over BJP invoking Sabarimala in the polls

The CPM has alleged a political agenda against the BJP for using the Sabarimala issue as a major poll plank in the state.

Published: 15th April 2019 04:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th April 2019 04:10 AM   |  A+A-

Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala

Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala (File Photo)

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The CPM has alleged a political agenda against the BJP for using the Sabarimala issue as a major poll plank in the state. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi making statements invoking Sabarimala issue is a part of this move,” alleged CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan.

At a meet-the-press, organised by the Kesari Memorial Journalist Trust here on Sunday, Kodiyeri said it’s a move by the party as all other campaign issues they raised have failed to connect with the people. “Sabarimala is not a major issue in the polls. However, as the campaigns are about to end, the saffron party is trying to make it an issue,” said Kodiyeri.

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“If they had any such intentions, the union government could have intervened any time,” he added. Responding to questions, the CPM state chief said, “the Muslim League is a religion based party. However the INL, which is currently with the Left front, does not have such a character”. 
 



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  • anthony

    Kerala to keep the dark forces out of Gods Own Country and our Beloved Country. Vote for UDF for a strong secular centre. Vote for LDF for a strong secular state.
    2 years ago reply
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