IPFT gives cold response as BJP announces Tripura CM

  • IPFT gives cold response as BJP announces Tripura CM

IPFT gives cold response as BJP announces Tripura CM

As soon as the DMK opposed the comment, H Raja distanced himself from the Facebook post and said that the page was maintained by various administrators.

"Who is Lenin and what is the connection between Lenin and India? Can't wait for the fall of EV Ramasamy statues in Tamil Nadu".

Predictably, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) was furious.

Tripura BJP president and newly-elected MLA Biplab Kumar Deb was today unanimously elected leader of the BJP legislature party in the state, Union minister Nitin Gadkari announced. The glasses and nose of the statue were damaged. Lenin's statue has been removed in Tripura.

Agitating mob completely demolished a statue of Lenin in South Tripura's Belonia town on Monday using a bulldozer.

Erode Venkata Ramasamy (17 September 1879 - 24 December 1973), commonly known as Periyar or Thanthai Periyar, was a social activist, and politician who started the Self-Respect Movement and Dravidar Kazhagam.

While the instances of violence triggered a war of words in New Delhi - BJP MP Subramaniam Swamy referred to Lenin as a "terrorist" who functioned as a dictator in Russian Federation - the CPM took strong exception to the spate of violence in the northeast state.in a strongly worded statement on Tuesday, the Polit Bureau of the CPM condemned "the unleashing of unprecedented violence and arson by the RSS/BJP all across the state of Tripura in the aftermath of their victory in the recent assembly election".

MDMK founder Vaiko warned of "retaliation" by his party workers if any one caused damage to statues of Ramasamy. "My view is that he has to be arrested under the (stringent) Goondas Act", Stalin, Leader of Opposition in the state assembly, told reporters.

TNCC president Su. Thirunavukkarasar condemned Mr. Raja's comments, saying he had become a habitual hate-campaigner against leaders of Tamil Nadu.

Political leaders have also demanded action against H Raja for his statement.