ANI Photo | “Those who’re poisonous will keep spitting poison…”: Kerala CM slams Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday slammed BJP leader and Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar for his “appeasement politics” remarks over the blasts at the convention centre of a Christian group in Kochi, which claimed at least two lives and left several injured.
Multiple explosions took place at a prayer meeting of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Kalamassery area of Kochi at around 9:00 am.
“Those who’re poisonous will keep spitting poison…one of the Union Minister made a statement that I am doing appeasement politics and protesting against Israel…he is a minister and he should give some minimum respect to the investigating agencies, the probe is underway…in such a serious incident, at such an early stage, they are making such statements targeting a few set of people,” Kerala CM said.
He further said the Minister’s statement is based on their communal agenda but Kerala doesn’t have such an agenda, Kerala always stood against communalism
“On what basis are these people (BJP) targeting one community and giving a special angle…when the probe is going on, on what basis is he making such a statement by sitting at such a responsible position,” he added.
Earlier in the day, Rajeev Chandrasekhar said that dirty shameless appeasement politics by a discredited Chief Minister.
“Dirty shameless appeasement politics by a discredited CM (and HM) @pinarayivijayan besieged by corruption charges Sitting in Delhi and protesting against Israel, when in Kerala open calls by Terrorist Hamas for Jihad is causing attacks and bomb blasts on innocent Christians,” Chandrasekhar posted on X (Formerly Twitter).
Union Home Minister Amit Shah took stock of the situation in the state during a phone call with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
Kalamassery CI Vibin Das said earlier first explosion took place around 9 am.
According to officials, more than 2,000 people were attending the prayer meeting when the blasts took place

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