A local CPI(M) leader was hacked to death Sunday night allegedly by a group belong to Bharatiya Janata Party and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Kerala’s Palakkad district.
The deceased, Kunnangadu resident Shajahan was a local committee member of the CPI(M).
The ruling left party alleged that the “BJP and RSS were behind the murder”.
“CPI(M) strongly condemns the brutal murder of Com. Shahjahan, member of the CPI(M) Marutha Road Local Committee, on the eve of the Independence Day by the RSS criminals. Red Salute Comrade Shahjahan. Your struggle will continue,” read a tweet by CPI(M) Kerala state committee.