Quotation gangs disconnect power supply during DYFI rally against them
Kannur: Though the DYFI reacted against gold smugglers, they were publicly challenged by one of such gangs in Koothuparamba, it is reported.
During a rally organised by the DYFI against quotation gangs and smugglers, the members of the gang disconnected power supply. Following this, the party leaders had to speak in the flashlight of mobile phone throughout the event.
DYFI organised the rally in five blocks namely Kannur, Koothuparamba, Thalassery, Panoor and Mattannur. They selected the places where the quotation gangs have huge influence.
When the leaders arrived at Koothuparamba for the concluding ceremony, the quotation gangs disconnected power supply and the event continued in flashlight of mobile phones.
The incident is considered as the influence of such gangs and a hint for the support they receive from one faction of the party.