Sabarimala row: Be ready to face ‘constitutional consequences’ of violence, BJP warns Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

New Delhi: The BJP on Saturday warned the Kerala government to be ready to face the “constitutional consequences” for the violence unleashed against its workers and leaders in the state over the Sabarimala issue.

“Weadvise, warn and caution the Chief Minister to stop this violence. failingwhich the CPI-M government will have to face constitutional consequences,”Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesman G.V.L. Narasimha Rao said here.

Allegingthat BJP activists and leaders were being targeted by the Kerala governmentunder the garb of implementing the Supreme Court judgment permitting entry ofall women to the Sabarimala temple, Rao accused Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayanof giving a free hand to CPI-M workers to perpetuate violence against BJPsupporters.

Raocontested the Chief Minister’s claim that a BJP worker at the Sabarimala templedied of cardiac failure, insisting that he passed away due to injuries causedby stones pelted by CPI-M activists.

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