Shutdown in Kerala town after BJP worker’s death

July 23rd, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Bharatiya Janata Party

Palakkad (Kerala), July 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday called a dawn-to-dusk shutdown in Malampuzha town here following the death of an activist who was injured in a political clash two days ago. K. Aaruchami, 48, succumbed to injuries Tuesday at the Medical College Hospital at Thrissur.

Aaruchami was injured when he was attacked by workers of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday evening, police said. Four people were arrested in connection with the incident.

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