CPM Cultural Forum Captured by NDF:Alleges the Rival Group

via HK published on July 11, 2008

After UA Khader has been nominated as the President of the PU.KA.SA (Progressive Arts and Literature Forum) the whole organization is divided into two groups .The group against KEN Kunjahammed alleges that he is an agent of NDF planted in CPI (M).UA Khader is a nominee of KEN Kunjahammed which was done with the blessings of none other than CPI(M ) State Secretary Pinarayi Vijayan.

The writers and artists who have spent their whole life for the PUKASA is now shocked to see a person, who until yesterday known for his Islamist views as the President of the organization.

U A Khader has done his Hajj last year and he has been critical of CPI(M) on many occasions from an Islamic point of view. The rivals in the PUKASA also points out that one could never see any left leanings in the writings of UA Khader. They ask how such a person can head the cultural organization of CPI(M).

The anti-KEN group in the party and the PUKASA is now preparing to complain to the party to investigate the financial sources of KEN. They allege that KEN has started ‘Progressive Publishers’ at Kozhikode mainly to publish his books .They also allege that KEN is secretly funding the Maithri books at Trivandrum. Now a days , it is the Maithri Books who is publishing more books of KEN than Progressive Publications.

They allege that KEN is implementing the tactical agenda of NDF to win over left intellectuals in Kerala.

KEN is having a very close relation with the Managing Editor of NDF Newspaper. The rival group alleges that the much debated book of KEN ‘Erakalude Manifesto’ (The Manifesto of the Victims) which was published after the Gujarat incidents was with the help of the MD of the NDF Newspaper.

They also say that they have credible information that KEN while going to foreign visits especially in middle east ,secretly visits  NDF offices there .They also allege that while he is there he holds discussions with various NDF leaders secretly.

An office bearer of PUKASA also said that an NDF leader has secretly revealed to him that they have Intellectuals in every political party in Kerala in their rolls and KEN is their representative in CPI (M)


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