CPM flaunts Kim Jong-Un as its poster boy

CPM Idukki district secretary K.K. Jayachandran said he came to know about the incident through media and have asked to take the flexes down.

Kochi: Pampadumpara in Idukki district would have remained in its anonymity but for the North Korean helmsman Kim Jong-Un. The place has been now brought to the national attention as the CPM local leadership has decided to erect two huge flex boards of the North Korean leader in connection with Nedungandom area committee meeting of the party. The posters caught the attention of the social media has been grabbed with both hands by political opponents of the CPM to lampoon the party. Sambit Patra , a spokesperson of the BJP, said CPM adopting Kim as his poster boy is in tune with the politics of murder practiced by it in Kerala.

In a twitter message he said “Kim Jong-un finds place in CPM’s posters in Kerala!! No wonder they have converted Kerala into killing fields for their opponents! Hope the left is not planning to launch missiles at the RSS, BJP offices as their next gruesome agenda.” The Congress MLA V.T. Balaram also took a dig at the CPM for making Kim a poster boy of the party propaganda and placing him along with the other leaders of the communist pantheon. The Idukki district leadership of the CPM however distanced itself from the controversial posters and said that it was erected without knowledge of the district leadership. CPM Idukki district secretary K.K. Jayachandran said they came to know of the incident through the media and the instructions have been to the cadres for removing the flex boards.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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