Thiruvananthapuram: Former chief minister V. S. Achuthanandan on Tuesday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention in checking the violence unleashed by the BJP-RSS workers against CPM offices and cadre in Tripura.
In a letter to Modi, Achuthanandan said within 24 hours of the declaration of Assembly poll results, BJP-RSS activists had started attacking CPM workers, vandalising party offices and unleashing terror. Many CPM workers have been forced to flee from their villages and homes fearing further attacks.
The Administrative Reforms Commission chairman said the razing of decades-old statue of Lenin was disturbing. There are reports that BJP workers in Tamil Nadu have threatened to demolish the statue of iconic Dravidian social reformer Periyar.
Achuthanandan said such acts of the BJP cadre posed serious threat to the democratic way of life. He appealed to Mr Modi to direct the administration in Tripura to ensure peace....