Kerala: Four Congress leaders resign in Wayanad, seniors rush to dealer peace

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A string of distinguished resignations in Wayanad and Palakkad models has rattled the Congress forward of the meeting polls slated for April 6.

In the previous few days, as many as 4 disgruntled Congress leaders have resigned from the social gathering in Wayanad district, which is represented by Rahul Gandhi within the Lok Sabha.

Among those that have stop embody KPCC secretary M S Vishwanathan, DCC normal secretary Anil Kumar, KPCC govt committee member Okay Okay Vishwanathan and Mahila Congress state secretary Sujaya Venugopal.

Considering the star worth connected to Gandhi’s constituency, the social gathering has rushed senior leaders to dealer peace with the rebels in Wayanad.

Vishwanathan has stop the social gathering on Wednesday in protest in opposition to the management’s “failure to ensure social justice in distribution of seats”. Vishwanathan, who belongs to Kuruma tribal neighborhood, a distinguished tribal phase in Wayanad, stated: “Kuruma community has been neglected in seat sharing exercise. I have the support of my community. The posts of DCC president and the legislator are held by one person. I had already expressed my dissent much earlier.”

CPI (M) has already despatched feelers to the Congress insurgent with the promise that he can be accommodated within the social gathering.

But when Vishwananthan walked out of Congress, CPM chief E M Sankaran, who additionally belongs to the identical Kuruma neighborhood, joined the Congress and crammed the neighborhood hole.

KPCC normal secretary Okay P Anil Kumar, who was deputed by the social gathering to discover a answer for the pre-poll disaster in Wayanad, stated: “The social gathering is searching for an answer to convey them again. The resignations are a fallout of discontent brewing within the social gathering for fairly a while. Conciliatory efforts are on. When we misplaced one chief from the Kuruma neighborhood, we managed to get a CPI (M) chief from that neighborhood to our camp,’’ he stated.

In Palakkad district, former DCC president and legislator A V Gopinath has threatened to contest in opposition to Youth Congress state president and incumbent Palakkad legislator Shafi Parambil. In Palakkad, Congress MP V Okay Sreekandan is the DCC president.

Gopinath stated he has been side-lined within the social gathering as he’s not affiliated to any group in Congress. “One month in the past, I used to be knowledgeable that I’ve to take over as DCC president. But that was torpedoed. Congress committees have been lowered to fill nominees of teams. If there isn’t any beneficial resolution, I’ll stop the social gathering inside two days,’’ he stated.

What worries Congress is that Gopinath is a member of party-ruled Peringottukurussi panchayat and 11 members of the panchayat have determined to affix Gopinath.