Thrissur, Feb 13 (Agencies): A 20-year-old BJP was allegedly hacked to death in Thrissur district of Kerala. Nirmal, the victim, was murdered in Mukkattukara area of the district late last night, according to ANI report.
Soon after the incident, BJP accused ruling CPI-M of killing its worker even as it has called for a strike in the district on Monday. A few parts of the state, especially politically volatile Kannur, had witnessed clashes between CPI-M and BJP workers following lat year’s the Assembly election results.
Earlier, another BJP worker was allegedly hacked to death in politically violent Kannur district of Kerala. The incident had taken place near Dharmadom, which happens to be the constituency of state Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. BJP, meanwhile, alleged that CPM is behind the murder and has called a ‘hartal’ in the area.
The violence at the district of Kannur has a long trail in time, between political parties, especially BJP and CPI-M. Earlier, BJP leader and Lok Sabha MP Nalin Kumar Kateel today warned the CPI-M that the Centre would intervene if BJP workers continued to be physically targeted in left-ruled Kerala and would face retaliation in other parts of the country as well.