CPM MP expelled for praising Modi

narendra modiKannur, Mar 7 : The Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPM) on Saturday expelled its MP from Kannur, A. P. Abullakutty, for praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's development model.

He was charged with repeated breach of discipline by `joining class enemies'.

CPM has said in a statement that the Kannur MP had embarrassed the party by stating the efforts of Modi to bring development to his state were worthy of emulation.

Abullakutty was suspended from the party for one year on January 17.

CPM charged Abullakutty for his `anti-party' comments and said he has `forfeited' his last chance to correct the mistake.

The MP had first made comments praising Modi at a function in Dubai. He had also asked Kerala leaders to emulate Modi for attracting investments to the state.

After that he was suspended from the party. (ANI)