LDF has no ties with terror outfits: Kerala Minister

Last Updated: Sunday, December 13, 2009 - 20:02

Kozhikode: With Congress and BJP attacking
CPI-M over its alliance during Lok Sabha polls with PDP, which
is accused of links with suspected terror mastermind T Nazir,
a state minister today said the ruling front will not forge
ties with `communal and extremist parties` in the future.

"The LDF has no links with PDP now and it will not
forge ties with any `extremist outfits` in future. The stand
was made clear by CPI-M politburo member M K Pandhe
yesterday," Forest Minister Binoy Viswam told reporters here.

The CPI-M was slammed by opposition for "forging
tie-up" with Abdul Nassar Madani`s PDP in the Lok Sabha polls.

The LDF had admitted to `committing a mistake` by
forging ties with the PDP, which was accused of establishing
links with terror mastermind T Nazir in the past, the
minister, a CPI leader said.

Soofiya Madhani, wife of the PDP chief, was named as an
accused in the case relating to torching of a Tamil Nadu
Transport Corporation bus at Kalamassery near Kochi in 2005,
protesting against detention of the PDP leader in connection
with the Coimbatore bomb blast case.


First Published: Sunday, December 13, 2009 - 20:02

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