BJP releases second list: Sreesanth to contest from Trivandrum

Sreesanth: photo: http://www.bollywoodhungama.com / Creative Commons, WikipediaThe BJP has released its second of set of 51 candidates for Assembly elections in Kerala.

The list, approved by the Central Election Committee of Party on Friday with president Amit Shah in the chair include cricketer Sreesanth (Thiruvananthapuram), film director Ali akbar (Koduvally) and actor Bheerman Raghu (Pathanapuram)

UDF seat sharing talks nowhere near closure

Thiruvananthapuram: Seat sharing talks in the UDF is nowhere near closure even as the Congress is planning to take its draft list of candidates to Delhi for approval of Congress high command on Sunday.

BJP announces candidates for 22 seats

BJPThe Central Election Committee of the BJP has approved the first list of 22 candidates for Assembly elections in Kerala.

State president Kummanam Rajasekharan, O. Rajagopal, V. Muraleedharan and P. K. Krishnadas will be contesting from Thiruvananthapuram district.  Shobha Surendran is to contest from Palakkad constituency and K. Surendran from Manjeswaram. Former State president P. S. Sreedharan Pillai will be fielded in Chengannur.

Sudheeran demands withdrawal of order exempting Hope Plantation from purview of LR Act.

Letter of V. M. Sudheeran to Chief Minister on Hope plantationKPCC president V. M. Sudheeran has come out strongly against the Cabinet decision to exempt 1303 acres in possession of Hope Plantation in Idukki district from the provisions of the Land Reforms Act and demanded that the order issued on the basis of the decision should be withdrawn.

In a letter to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, the KPCC president said that the decision had caused loss to the government running into crores of rupees.

Seat sharing talks in limbo

Thiruvananthapuram: Seat sharing talks in both the LDF and UDF are in limbo with constituents demanding larger share in the pie.

Groupism is taking the toll both in the Congress and BJP. Infighting in main constituents has hit both seat sharing talks and choice of candidates in UDF as well as NDA.

No agreement could be reached at LDF meet held on Sunday with minor constituents sticking to their seats demand for additional seats. Next meeting is scheduled for April 5 as no agreement is in sight.


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