CPI(M) State secretary Pinarayi Vijayan has said that no one need think that they can destabilise the party using the letter written by Opposition Leader V.S. Achuthanandan about a possible CBI investigation into the murder of RMP leader T.P. Chandrasekharan.

Mr. Vijayan was addressing a public meeting after the Kerala Raksha Yatra taken out by him entered the district on Thursday evening.

“The CPI(M) has already made it clear the letter was improper and that it does not subscribe to the party’s view. No one need think that they can witchhunt the CPI(M) using the letter. The UDF has used the letter as a tool. You cannot do anything to the CPI(M),” he said.

He stated that the reason behind Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala raising a hue and cry over the letter written by Mr. Achuthanandan was clear. “Mr. Chennithala is trying hard to hide the shame over not being able to order a CBI investigation. For that matter, the CBI investigation into the murder is against the law,” he said.

He stated that the UDF had cleverly used Mr. Achuthanandan’s letter. Touching upon the forthcoming general elections, he said that BJP leader Narendra Modi would not become the Prime Minister.

“The BJP’s performance in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections will be dismal,” he said.

B.D. Devassy, MLA, and party leaders A.K. Balan and P.K. Sreemathy spoke. Those present on the occasion included K. Radhakrishnan, Babu M. Palissery, MLAs; party district secretary A. C. Moideen; and leaders M.M. Varghese, U.P. Joseph and Ambadi Venu.

A public reception will be accorded to the rally on Friday at Kodungallur, Kaipamangalam, Irinjalakuda and Amballur. Mr. Vijayan will address a public meeting at Thekke Gopura Nada in the city in the evening On Saturday, a reception will be given for the rally at Anthicaud, Manalur Waddakknachery and Cheruthuruthy.

The rally will proceed to Palakkad district via Plazhi in the evening.

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