Kottayam: The NCP split over political moves in the Pala seat. Mani c. A section led by Kappan MLA left the party. Mani C. Kappan said that he would form a new party and announced that he would become a constituent party of the UDF. Aishwarya Kerala Yatra led by Ramesh Chennithala arrived in Pala yesterday. Kappan attended with activists.
Mani C to decide on the constitution, name, flag and registration of the new party. Kappan MLA Chairman and Babu Karthikeyan convener convened a meeting of the Pathanga Committee at Pala.
Those who leave the party will resign from the posts of corporation chairman and board member obtained from the government.
Agro Industries Corporation chairman Zulfikar Mayuri, KTDC board member P Gopinath and KSRTC board member Salim P Mathew will resign. Ten state executive committee members, including state treasurer Babu Karthikeyan, have written to party president TP Peethambaran to show their resignation from the NCP. Mani C Kappan said he would go to Delhi again tomorrow and meet Sharad Pawar and Praful Patel.
Captain’s resignation is not a betrayal: TP Peetambaran
Kochi: Despite the central leadership’s assertion that the NCP will remain in the LDF in Kerala, Mani C. Kappan did not hide his grief over leaving the party. Peetambaran.
Returning to Kochi after the talks in Delhi, he was of the view that the resignation of the captain should not be seen as a betrayal. Moreover, Minister AK Antony has said that action will be taken against Kappan for announcing the formation of a new party. Peetambaran did not hide his resentment towards Shashindra’s stand. His question was, ‘How can those who have resigned be expelled?’ ‘Kappan understands the grief of leaving the winning seat to the losing party. That is what led to his resignation. It should not be seen as a fraud ‘. He clarified.