Armed wing of Maoists blames Kerala govt for flood

Armed wing of Maoists blames Kerala govt for flood

Kalpetta: People's Liberation Guerilla Army (PLGA), a banned organisation on Monday, blamed the Kerala government for the recent disastrous floods in the state. It made the charge through notices that were found dropped in the boxes placed at the Wayanad Press Club.Though Maoists usually puts up posters, PLGA does not spread notices in public.

In the notice, the left-wing extremist group stated that the government was responsible for turning the heavy rain into deluge with its mismanagement of huge dams. The outfit blamed the government for constructing huge dams, thus putting the lives of people at risks, and later endangering their lives again by opening the reservoirs carelessly.

The group also pointed at 'anti-people' development practices such as those by destroying the hills and reclaiming the fields.

The group also alleged that the government failed in flood-relief activities, without ensuring ration for the public post flood. It also denounced the state government's reliance on global financial agencies the

IMF, ADB and World Bank. It also said the state government is a mere junior partner of the Central government.

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