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Kerala gold smuggling case: BJP leaders sit on 18-day hunger strike, demand CM's resignation

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Kerala gold smuggling case: BJP leaders sit on 18-day hunger strike, demand CM's resignation

Kerala gold smuggling case: BJP leaders sit on 18-day hunger strike, demand CM's resignation

Minister of State of External Affairs V Muraleedharan held a day long hunger strike on August 02 over the Kerala gold smuggling case.

BJP leaders will sit on 18-day long hunger strike, from August 1 to 18.

Party is demanding the resignation of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan over the gold smuggling case.

The matter had come to light after 30 kg of gold worth Rs 14.82 crore smuggled in a consignment camouflaged as diplomatic baggage was busted by customs in Thiruvananthapuram.

The case is being probed by the National Investigation Agency and Customs.

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