Hostile activities that harm nationalism will be questioned - MB Rajesh

MB Rajesh | Photo: P Krishna Pradeep, Mathrubhumi

Thiruvananthapuram: Speaker MB Rajesh said that he will react against the hostile activities intended to harm nationalism and integrity of the nation and his speaker position will not hinder him from doing so. He gave the statement while inaugurating the discussion series in relation to the 70th anniversary of Gandhi Smarak Nidhi and the diamond jubilee of Indian independence.

Gandhian ideologies have a great significance in the current scenario where communal remarks are on the surge. He added that communal forces that justify murder of Gandhi and glorify the act shall be challenged.

Kerala Gandhi Smarak Nidhi chairman Dr N Radhakrishnan presided over the function. It is not a crime to criticise Gandhi, but scornful comments shall not be acknowledged, said the speaker. He also informed that eminent persons will speak on the topic ‘Gandhi’s significance in the post-independence India’ at the 70 locations visited by Gandhiji. Gandhi Smarak Nidhi secretary N Gopalakrishnan Nair, Dr Jacob Wadakkancherry, G Sadhanandhan, M Sivashankaran Nair, Prof. Vasudevan Pillai, Sabarmathi VK Mohan, Ooruttambalam Jayachandran also spoke at the function.

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