On 71st Republic Day, a historic human chain was formed in Kerala. It was 620 kms long and saw participation of around 70 lakh people. It was kicked off at Kasaragod. CPI(M) Polit Bureau member S Ramachandran Pillai formed the first link of the chain. Kerala's revenue minister E Chandrashekharan, CPI(M) CC member P Karunakaran, CPI(M) Kasaragod District Secretary MV Balakrishnan Master etc participated at the function in Kasargod town. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan also participated. Kerala Assembly was the first to pass a resolution against this unconstitutional law.
People from different walks of life came together to assert their will to save the Constitution. Many couples also joined the chained right after their wedding ceremony. Differently abled people also participated to strengthen the resistance against attack on Constitution and an inclusive idea of India.
Here are some photographs of the historic event.