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Communalism is the biggest threat to nation, Pinarayi Vijayan

- January 30, 2022

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 30 (BPNS)

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that the biggest threat to the nation is the Communal ideology that has killed Mahatma Gandhi. In a tweet on the 74th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Kerala Chief Minister called upon the people to take a pledge against communalism and to fight poverty.

Pinarayi Vijayan said that the communalist ideology that killed Mahatma Gandhi is still slaughtering people in the name of religion. He said that all forms of sectarian thoughts were gaining ground shaking the very foundations of democracy and that innocent people were the victims.

The Kerala Chief Minister in his tweet said,” Mahatma Gandhi was murdered by the very forces that still slaughter people in the name of religion. They are the biggest threat to our country today. Gandhiji’s memories are more relevant now than ever before. This #Marty’s Day let’s pledge to fight communalism, promote fraternity”.

Mahatma Gandhi was shot dead by Nathuram Godse on January 30th, 1948 and his death anniversary is observed as Marty’s Day.

He also called upon people to be cautious as the racists had shared joy on the day of death of the world respected Mahatma Gandhi. The Chief Minister in a Facebook post on Sunday said that this was the biggest challenge Indian’s were facing as a community.

The Kerala Chief Minister said that the martyrdom of Mahatma Gandhi must become an inspiration and strength to the people of India and said that the untiring efforts of the Mahatma had united the people of the country and called upon people to keep his ideals alive.