A Youth Congress activist has been hacked to death at Chavakkad in Thirssur, Kerala on Wednesday.
The 43-year-old Congress worker Puthuveetil Noushad and his three other youth congress activists were attacked by a group of eight people who came on bikes on Tuesday night. The untoward incident happened at Punna in Chavakkad. Later, Noushad who got multiple deep wounds succumbed to his injuries in a private hospital on Wednesday morning.
Noushad was the booth president in Chavakkad municipality region. Police suspect Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) is behind the attack.
In protest against the violent attack, Congress Guruvayur Block Committee called for a harthal in Chavakkad Municipality, Guruvayur Municipality, Orumanayoor, Kadappuram and Engandiyur panchayat on Wednesday.