CPM state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan said here on Sunday that the statement made by CPM Idukki district secretary M M Mani in Thodupuzha was not right. At the press meet held at the AKG centre, Pinarayi said Mani's statement deviates from the party's stand. He also wanted party leaders to stop making open statements.
Pinarayi said that Mani himself had later clarified about his controversial statement. At this juncture when enemies are trying to pin down the party, any statements made by leaders will be used only against the party. And that will create unnecessary controversies. Hence party leaders must avoid making open statements. Partymen are requested to be alert and prevent enemies from attacking us, Pinarayi said.
No party will be allowed to be massacred by enemies, he said. But Pinarayi refused to entertain any questions or address clarifications at the press meet.