CPM should end violent politics; Chennithala demands re-poll in Taliparamba
Alappuzha: Opposition Leader Ramesh Chenithala on Wednesday alleged that CPM was unleashing violence everywhere fearing defeat in the Assembly election. Responding on the murder of League activist Mansoor in Panur here, Chennithala alleged that UDF had to face attacks and threats in many parts of the state.
Condemning the murder, Chennithala urged CPM to end violent politics. He also pointed put the attacks on two Youth Congress members in Kayamkulam and the attack on Haripad mandalam president by DYFI.
Comparing the murder in Panur with that of RMP’s TP Chandrasekharan’s, the Congress leader asked CPM to maintain peace as the elections were over.
He also demanded re-polling in Taliparamba alleging canvasing in polling booths.
“MV Govindan Master urged people to cast bogus votes. Following this, there was vast canvasing in booths. Hence re-polling should be conducted. A complaint has been filed by UDF candidate Abdul Rasheed to returning officer and other officials. The Election Commission should take proper action on this,” he further demanded.
He also asked EC to prepare error-free voters list. The instructions for the same will be submitted to EC. As Opposition Leader, it is my responsibility to point out such errors to EC and bring it to the attention of High Court. I congratulate EC and HC for taking measures to ensure fair elections. Though there were 4,35,000 double votes in the list, not even one percent of it could be cast. However, there were complaints regarding postal votes. UDF will look into it, he said, adding the devotees will be give apt reply to CPM in the election.