Commission to seek report on Kannur violence from Kerala govt
The National Commission for Women (NCW) will seek a report on political violence at Pinarayi in Kannur district from Kerala government, its Chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam said.
Talking to reporters after visiting houses of the victims, Kumaramangalam said it was condemnable that violence occurred in the home town of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
She visited the houses of both BJP and CPM activists in the area and also met women and received complaints from them.
Clashes between CPM and BJP workers had occurred in the area after the May 16 assembly election results in which CPM-led LDF came to power.
Women and children were allegedly attacked in the clashes and the Commission had come to the state to look into the complaints of violence.