Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections


The Web

India Abroad

Sign up today!

Mobile Downloads
Text 67333
Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this Article

Home > News > PTI

CPI-M's Vijayan visits PDP chairman Mahdhani in jail

May 17, 2007 15:07 IST

Related Articles
167 persons indicted in 1998 Coimbatore blasts

Kerala Communist Party of India-Marxist secretary Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday visited People's Democratic Party chairman Abdul Nasser Mahdhani in the Central jail in Coimbatore.

Mahdhani briefed about his health condition and matters related to the cases against him, Poonthura Siraj, working chairman of PDP, who was with Vijayan, told reporters.

Mahdhani, an accused in the 1998 Coimbatore serial bomb blasts case, has been in jail for the last eight years.

CPI-M Rajya Sabha MP A Vijayaraghavan was also present during the one-hour meeting, Siraj said.

Siraj thanked Vijayan and CPI-M for the visit.

© Copyright 2007 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.