Published On: Fri, Oct 14th, 2016

Kerala: BJP worker hacked to death, his father was killed in 2002 : India Today


  • Remith was killed in front of a petrol pump in Pinarayi village around 10 am.

  • Remith and his father were both killed in Kerala CM Vijayan’s constituency Dharmadom.

  • Kerala BJP has condemned the killing, called CM Pinarayi Vijayan a ‘gunda’ leader.

A BJP worker was hacked to death by suspected members of the CPM today in Kerala’s Kannur district, the state police said.

The victim has been identified as 32-year-old Remith. He was killed in front of a petrol pump in Pinarayi village around 10 am, a police official said.


According to sources, Remith’s father Unnithan was also allegedly murdered by CPM workers in 2002. The incident comes two days after the killing of 52-year-old CPM leader K Mohanan, who was hacked to death by suspected RSS activists on Monday.

BS Yeddyurappa, President of Karnataka BJP has condemned the killing of Remith, calling it a cold-blooded murder. The BJP leader also blamed the CPM for the attacks on the RSS and the BJP workers in the state.Both these murders took place in the Assembly constituency of Dharmadom represented by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

Very unfortunate report from Kannur that a BJP activist was killed by CPM terrorist;we strongly protest this, tweeted Kerala BJP spokesperson MS Kumar. He went on to add that chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan was acting as if he was a ‘gunda’ leader.

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