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Pinarayi Vijayan: RSS, BJP destroying unity and secular fabric of state

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Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan criticised the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday stating they are trying to disturb law and order in the state. Adding on he said that these two parties are destroying unity and secular fabric of state.

Reiterating his previous statement, the CM said that government will not challenge the verdict of Supreme Court on Sabarimala Temple, allowing women to enter the holy premise. Accusing RSS and BJP, Vijayan of the opinion that the two organisations are taking the advantage of the conflict on Sabarimala temple row.

Speaking to the reporters, Vijayan said that the state will not succumb to “politically motivated” efforts, which can cause tensions in the state. He said, as quoted by NDTV, “The people of Kerala faced the recent unprecedented floods unitedly but deliberate efforts are now being made to destroy that unity, to destroy the secular fabric.”

Vijayan said that his government is ready to talk with all the parties to sort out the differences on Sabarimala temple row. Earlier Travancore Royal family member Gowri Lakshmi Bayi had said that she was ‘very pained’ to hear about the recent developments relating to the Sabarimala temple. She had said, “It is sad to note that centuries-old traditions are being violated.”

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