Political parties in Kerala, except ruling CPM, are joining hands in a bid to ensure in Kannur district where over 18 persons died in political violence in last one year. The leaders of parties such as Congress, Muslim League, and CPI, that are opposed to the RSS' ideology, will attend an event organised by RSS weekly 'Organiser' on political violence in the district. 

"Barring ruling CPM, the leaders of all major parties including KPCC president M M Hassan, Muslim League leader M K Muneer and Kerala Congress chairman P C Thomas have accepted our invitation to attend the conference," Organiser editor Prafulla Ketkar claimed.

The conference will be held in Calicut on July 1.

The RSS is organising the conference at a time when numerous incidents of violence between workers of RSS and CPI(M) have been reported from Kannur. 

"The sole aim of the conference titled 'In Search of Peace', is to bring all political ideologies on one platform for the sake of peace in Kannur," Ketkar said. 

He further said that the magazine has extended an invitation to all parties and other political outfits in the state including those which do not subscribe to RSS ideology for this initiative. 

BJP national vice president Vinay Sahasrabuddhe will also attend the conference and Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta will chair the political dialogue. Journalist M D Nalapat will chair the media session at the conference, he added.