This is the first time the ruling party has issued an official statement on the incident.
The SFI’s attack on Congress MP’s office has gained national attention and drawn flak from all quarters amid attempts to consolidate the unity of opposition among the non-BJP parties across the nation.
The one-month-long session, being convened mainly to discuss and pass the demands for grants for the financial year 2022-23, is expected to be a politically charged one.
KR Avishith, who has been booked along with over two dozen activists, was the vice-president of the Wayanad district unit of the SFI, the students' wing of the CPM.
The SFI protest march was planned under the assumption that there would not be anyone at the Wayanad MP’s office then.
The Congress MP had raised the issue with Kerala CM in a letter dated June 9 seeking his intervention.
Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan MLA was among the protestors as police used tear gas and lathi-charge to disperse the mob after a DySp was injured in stone-pelting, according to TV reports.
SFI state president Anusree said that the State leadership was not informed of the march.
The CPM leadership is reportedly disturbed with the developments and especially the ‘timing’ of the attack, alleging Rahul's inaction on a recent SC directive mandating buffer zones around forests.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has ordered a high-level probe and sought a report within a week.