Kerala meeting elections: CPI (M) employees maintain protest marches over ticket distribution


In an uncommon growth, tons of of CPI (M) employees and sympathisers, together with girls, took to streets in protest towards the candidates mounted by the get together for the upcoming meeting elections.

In Ponnani in Malappuram district, scores of women and men raised slogans demanding that native CPI (M) chief T M Siddique be made the get together candidate. CPI (M) has finalised CITU all India secretary P Nanda Kumar because the get together candidate within the seat, at the moment represented by Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan. The incumbent legislator is just not contesting the polls, as he had accomplished two consecutive phrases as a legislator, a norm launched by CPI (M) on this election.

Women held banners which mentioned “party would correct the leaders, people would correct the party.” Siddique is a outstanding native chief in Ponnani, the place the CPI (M) has a robust base among the many Muslim group. After studies appeared that Siddique had not figured within the listing of possible candidates, the area people protested.

CPI (M) Malappuram district secretary E N Mohandas mentioned, “When the party announces the candidate, this protest would fizzle out. Today’s march should be seen only as an emotional reaction of people. I don’t think party cadres would be involved,” he mentioned.

At Kuttiyadi in Kozhikode district, get together cadres protested towards handing over the seat to Kerala Congress (M), a brand new entrant within the LDF. Kuttiyadi is a CPI (M) stronghold and the get together has been contesting all elections. Local cadres and leaders needed former Kozhikode district panchayat president Okay P Kunhahammed Master because the candidate. But, the CPI (M) state management needed to seat to be handed over to KC (M).