The Secretary of the Tamilnadu State Council of the Communist Party of India issued the following Statement to the media.

Two persons were arrested for vandalising the Periyar’s Statue at Thiruppattur, Vellore District. There are reports in some media, that one of them Francis belongs to the CPI.

We firmly state that Francis is not a member of the CPI and has no connection with the party at all.

The CPI condemns the barbaric attack organised and induced by the BJP. We call upon our party units to co-ordinate and co-operate with other parties and organisations who condemn this act and hold demonstrations all over Tamilnadu.



Tamil Nadu State Council


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