MP Joseph, the son-in-law of former minister and Kerala Congress supremo, KM Mani, is among the recent faces this yr. He is contesting from the Trikaripur constituency
The PJ Joseph faction of the Kerala Congress on Saturday introduced the checklist of candidates for 10 seats it has been alloted as a part of the Congress-led United Democratic Front.
While social gathering supremo PJ Joseph will likely be contesting the polls from the Thodupuzha constituency, the social gathering has fielded MP Joseph, the son-in-law of former minister and Kerala Congress supremo, KM Mani, is contesting from the Trikaripur constituency, PTI reported.
Senior leaders Advocate Monce Joseph, Ok Francis George and Thomas Unniyadan are contesting from Kaduthuruthy, Idukki and Irinjalakuda constituencies, respectively.
The social gathering has additionally fielded VT Thomas from Thiruvalla as a substitute of Joseph M Puthussery, which can result in protests, reported Asianetnews.com. Other shock names within the Kerala Congress (Joseph) checklist embody Vijay Lali from Changanassery and Prince Lucas from Ettumanoor.
The UDF leaders had Friday introduced that as per the seat-sharing settlement, 10 seats have been allotted for the Joseph faction of Kerala Congress. Here’s the complete checklist of candidates:
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Kerala Congress (M) had final yr severed its three-decade-old ties with the opposition UDF and joined the CPI(M)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF), nonetheless, a faction led by senior chief Joseph remained with the UDF.
A authorized battle following the break up resulted within the Election Commission allotting the official ‘Two Leaves’ image to Kerala Congress (M) faction led by Jose Ok Mani, who joined the LDF.
With inputs from PTI
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