KOCHI: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has filed a lawsuit against Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, including Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar, for making communally reprehensible comments in the wake of the Kalamathari blasts. A day after threatening to take legal action, the minister justified his post on social media.
“Both the Left and the Congress are in the state’s “We have allowed extremist groups to grow.” 28. “I never talked about any particular community. I specifically mentioned “Hamas.” It is as if Pinarayi wants to equate Hamas with a community,” he said.
Chandrasekhar also cited the Elatul train arson incident, which was initially dismissed as the act of a mentally ill person. The NIA later established that the accused had terrorism links. “Under CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala is showing increasing tolerance towards extremism and radicalization. He would have killed more than 300 people, and the characterization of the man as “mentally ill until it became clear that he was an ISIS sympathizer. It was a deliberate act of terrorism.” Both the Congress and the Left have a history of appeasing extremists,” the minister added.
“Mr. Pinarayi is using the communalism argument as a shield to hide his incompetence as home minister. The Indian Union is also quick to attach a common tag to the RSS and the BJP without any basis. ” he said.
Chandrasekhar visited the victims of the attack at the Government Medical College in Kalamassery. “I’m here on behalf of all my colleagues and the government to visit these patients and the victims of this bombing and see how they’re progressing…after this… I am planning to visit the bombing site…I am grateful.”Thank you to the hospital staff here for the treatment and saving lives…It is certainly a very difficult time for families who have lost a loved one…”Chandra Sekhar said after visiting the hospital. He added that he would comment on the matter later.
Multiple explosions Sunday killed three people and killed more than 50 people at the International Convention Center in Kalamassery, where members of the minority Christian group Jehovah’s Witnesses had gathered for the final day of a three-day prayer session. was injured.
Immediately after the incident, Chandrasekhar took to social media platform Dominic Martin, a Jehovah’s Witness member, later confessed to the crime.
Mr. Pinarayi did not name the minister, but particularly criticized the Union minister’s statement for its misleading and “communal” nature. “This is a very biased approach and has a clear intention to target specific communities. This is part of their community plan,” Pinarayi said. “On what basis did he make these statements? Did he have confidential information that led him to make such statements? This is a serious issue. We must not mislead people. .We will take this legally,” the Prime Minister said. He said.
Before Dominic Martin’s confession, Chandrasekhar had also said that the explosion occurred just 24 hours after the LDF government authorized an event in which Hamas leaders incited violence against non-believers.
The Chief Minister said legal action will be taken against all socially motivated statements, whether made by anonymous people on social media or by union ministers.