New Delhi: A Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker of Kerala was critically injured after being attacked by a mob of 30 people in Kannur district on Thursday.

Reports said the victim, Sugesh was attacked while he was inside an under construction house in Muzhakkunnu. He has been admitted to a hospital in Thalassery.

There were reports of skirmishes occurring in the area for the past several days.

In recent times, protests have been triggered among Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders after an alleged move to convert the party’s booth committees in the state into RSS ‘shakhas.’