Kerala: Bomb hurled at RSS office in Kallachi, 4 injured

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New Delhi | Updated: March 03, 2017 9:59 AM

Hours after an RSS functionary announced reward of Rs 1 crore for annyone who brought severad head of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, a bomb was hurled at its office in Kallachi

RSS functionary in Ujjain, Kundan Chandrawat shocked everyone today with his statement against Kerela chief minister P Vijayan. (ANI)

Hours after an RSS functionary announced reward of Rs 1 crore for annyone who brought severad head of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, a bomb was hurled at its office in Kallachi, in which four people have been injured. The incident occurred at around 8.30 PM. The injured have been identified as Babu, Vineesh, Sudhir and Sunil, they said. While Babu and Vineesh, who suffered severe injuries in the abdomen and legs, have been admitted to the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital (KMCH), the other two have been taken to a private hospital here, a senior police official said. Investigation is underway to ascertain the motive behind the attack, he said. Meanwhile, a CPM office in Kozhikode’s Vishnumangalam area set on fire last night. It has been learned that no casualties reported, according to ANI report.

Earlier, RSS)functionary in Ujjain, Kundan Chandrawat shocked everyone today with his statement against Kerela chief minister P Vijayan. In the video, the RSS leader offers Rs 1 crore reward to anyone who beheads the Kerala CM.

The reason why he made his statement was explained by Chandrawat was by saying he intended to send a message that the Hindu community is not “sleeping”. On Wednesday, in a public address, K Chandrawat said he has properties of over a crore and he will give them all to the person “who brings him Kerala CM’s head.” He further added that they will take the revenge of the killing of 300 RSS workers by killing three lakh people involved in it.

Few hours after the statement, he made another shocking remark to support his earlier statement. The functionary explained that he “gave explosive statement just like Bhagat Singh used the bomb on British” and repeated that his intention was to make people “know Hindus are not sleeping.” Soon after the statement, Kerala CM P Vijayan reacted on it. “Sangh Parivar has taken heads of several….but we are to travel na?” said the CM to the news agency ANI.

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In his reaction to reports of RSS functionary threatening Kerala CM, RSS spokesperson Dr Manmohan Vaidya said “RSS does not subscribe to any views advocating violence & strongly condemn it.” He further attached a statement advocating it. Meanwhile, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury reacted on the statement and called it “outrageous.” The senior leader said that his party condemn Chandrawat’s remark. He said that way RSS was threatening a CM of a state, it shows that they enjoy protection and patronage of the government.

(With agency inputs)

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