CPM boycotts family - Human Rights Commission to probe
news Monday, January 05, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute | November 27, 2014 State Human Rights Commission has started an enquiry into an alleged boycott of a family by local Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI (M)] workers at Peralassery, Kannur. Commission has ordered a probe in to the issue and asked District collector and Superintendent of Police to submit the enquiry report before December 26. In September, CPM workers had allegedly boycotted the family of M K Narayanan and blocked the road to his house on a dispute over surrender of land for road widening, during the time of his daughterâ€™s marriage. According to the reports, the family had planned to conduct the marriage function at the home and all preparations done. Later when the function was about to start the party workers blocked the road and all the vehicles that came to the function. They did not allow the guests to enter the house and even the people from the catering service were threatened. Later Narayanan, who is physically challenged, was forced to shift the marriage venue to an auditorium. He also told media that he has been under a boycott for last two years by the CPM party. "A case under Section 283 IPC was registered following the complaint from the family on September and we are still investigating on the issue" an officer of Chakkarackal police station told The News Minute
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