Amit Shah not to take part in Padayatra at Pinarayi
Pinarayi: BJP national president Amit Shah will not be joining the ‘padayatra’, when the Janaraksha Yatra led by party state president Kummanam Rajasekharan reaches Pinarayi. The party had informed earlier that Amit Shah will join the march, that started from Mamabaram on Thursday. The march has been cancelled after completing all preparations, including security measures.
The news regarding Amit Shah’s participation in the march when it reaches chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s home town had received widespread attention. Reportedly, Amit Shah will not be taking part in the concluding event on Thursday evening.
As said by the party leaders, Amit Shah who had returned to Delhi after inaugurating Janaraksha Yatra at Payyanur was scheduled to arrive at Pinarayi today. The reason for cancelling his arrival was not revealed. The leaders explain that he cancelled the ‘padayatra’ because Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to stay in Delhi.
Meanwhile, CPM had set up boards containing pictures of murdered CPM activists in Pinarayi town and premises. The party alleges that they have set up the boards in English to bring to the attention of national leaders, including Amit Shah.