K Sudhakaran will inaugurate the convention at the DCC office at 11 am. A bus police team is located near the Kannur DCC office.
Kannur, First Published Jan 11, 2022, 11:37 AM IST
Kannur: Police in Kannur have stepped up their vigilance as there is a possibility of clashes in connection with the murder of an SFI worker in Idukki. KPCC President K Sudhakaran’s vehicle secured by police 11. K Sudhakaran will inaugurate the convention at the DCC office on the 30th. A bus police team is located near the Kannur DCC office. Security has also been beefed up at Congress offices in CPM strongholds.
SFI, DYFI and CPM activists protested against Sudhakaran’s regional convention in Malappuram yesterday. The protest march was initially organized by SFI activists. Police intervened after a minor altercation ensued. With this, the activists broke up. Later, DYFI-CPM activists staged a protest. Following the chanting of slogans against Sudhakaran, the Youth Congress workers also rallied and shouted slogans again. Tensions escalated as both factions chanted provocative slogans. Police intervened and changed the activists.
Meanwhile, a mourning procession left for Kannur with the body of Dheeraj who was stabbed to death at Idukki Engineering College. The body was taken out of the hospital at around 10.30 am after completing postmortem procedures. It was then put on public display at the Idukki CPM district committee office.
Last Updated Jan 11, 2022 12:06 PM IST