Congress declares 4 candidates for Kerala bypolls on October 21

The by election in Kerala will be held on five seats -Vattiyoorkavu, Konni, Alroor, Ernakulam and Manjeswaram on October 21.

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Published on: 28 Sep 2019 1:22 PM GMT
Congress declares 4 candidates for Kerala bypolls on October 21
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Kerela: 'Indian National Congress Party' on Friday has declared it's candidates for the upcoming assembly bypolls in Kerala.

The by election in Kerala will be held on five seats -Vattiyoorkavu, Konni, Alroor, Ernakulam and Manjeswaram on October 21.

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The Congress is contesting on four seats while its second biggest ally- the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) is contesting on one seat.

On Friday, the Congress declared TJ Vinod as its candidate for the upcoming by-elections to Kerala Legislative Assembly from Ernakulam, Shanimol Usman from Alroor, P Mohanraj from Konni and K Mohan Kumar from Vattiyoorkavu.

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"The Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved the proposal for the candidature of the following persons as party candidates to contest for the ensuing bye-elections to the Legislative Assembly of Kerala," a statement issued by All India Congress Committee (AICC).

Earlier, having lost its traditional stronghold of Pala in Kerala in the bypoll this week, the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) seemed nervous about the remaining five Assembly bypolls in the state.

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The Congress top brass has gone on record to state that Pala was lost because of the infighting in the Kerala Congress-Mani it's third biggest ally.

With Kerala Congress-Mani still a divided house and both former party chief K M Mani's son Jose K Mani and veteran legislator PJ Joseph vying to become its chairman, the Congress is worried whether the upcoming five bypolls would go the Pala way.

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