CM ASSURES OF STRICT ACTION
CM Pinarayi Vijay has assured of strict action against the attackers
met ideologically. When they fail to do so, it results in physical assaults. Nobody will be allowed to take law into their hands,” he added.
Alleging that RSS was behind the attack, CPI(M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said it showed that the Sangh parivar would go to any lengths to ‘silence’ secular voices.
Finance Minister Thomas Isaac and Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran
visited the ashram.
Flaying the attack on the ashram, Kerala PCC president Mullapally Ramachandran said it took place because the swami had raised his voice against “fascist” forces. Giri blamed BJP, the family of traditional head priests of Sabarimala temple and Pandalam royal family for the attack. DGP Loknath Behara said strong action would be taken to bring the guilty to book.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan at the site of the arson on Saturday —PTI