Congress organises massive rally in Kalpetta against SFI vandalism


Kalpetta (Wayanad): Congress organised a massive rally here on Saturday protesting against SFI workers vandalising the office of Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi.

Congress general secretary KC Venugopal, MPs K Muraleedharan, Rajmohan Unnithan, TN Prathapan, Anto Antony, Ramya Haridas, MLA T Siddique and others led the rally attended by thousands of workers.

The organisers did not let police control the mob. However, a large number of personnels is in the town.

Leaders later addressed the public gathering.

Siddique said that the party will continue the protest till the CPM tenders apology.

It was on Friday that SFI workers entered the office of Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad and vandalised it in protest against his 'silence' in the buffer zone issue. The hill regions in the state have been witnessing protests for the last few weeks against the Supreme Court mandate for setting up buffer zones (eco sensitive zones) of 1 km around forests.

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