‘Achuthanandan letter’s contents media creation’

Last Updated: Monday, May 21, 2012 - 17:46

Thiruvananthapuram: Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala state secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Monday tried to brush off veteran communist VS Achuthanandan`s reported demand for his removal from the party post, terming it a media creation.

On Sunday, political circles were abuzz with reports that Achuthanandan has shot off a letter to party general secretary Prakash Karat demanding that rival Vijayan be removed from the post and himself offered to step down as Leader of Opposition in the state assembly, so as to enable a complete overhaul of the party organisation in the state.

Vijayan told reporters that the so-called contents of the letter being discussed in the media are nothing but a creation of the media.

Achuthanandan Monday acknowledged that he has sent the letter.

IANS



First Published: Monday, May 21, 2012 - 17:46

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