PM Modi raises issue of Poll violence in Kerala with CM Vijayan

PM Modi raises issue of Poll violence in Kerala with CM Vijayan

Submitted by alvin on Sun, 2016-05-29 10:32 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue of violence between members of BJP-RSS and Left in Kerala during polls, in his meeting with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in New Delhi yesterday. The Prime Minister said that he expected the Chief Minister to intervene and end the political clashes in the state, to which Vijayan responded saying that both the parties should restrain their workers from engaging in conflicts. Addressing a press conference, Vijayan said that he informed the Prime Minister that he was ready to take any step to ensure that peace prevailed in his state. The Chief Minister also met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who has sought LDF government's cooperation on implementing the GST. Vijayan expressed the hope that the Central government will help the newly-elected Left Democratic Front for development of the state. The Chief Minister also met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and called on President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice-President Mohammed Hamid Ansari. (ANI)