Vadakara: Left candidates in Kannur began their election campaigning seeking the blessings of P Jayarajan on Thursday. Left candidates K K Shylaja (Koothuparamba), Binoy Kurien (Peravoor), celebrated mediaman MV Nikesh Kumar  (Azhikode) visited Jayarajan’s house in Vadakara on Thursday morning.

After getting his blessings, the candidates left for Kannur to begin their official campaign work.  Following Nikesh visit, CPM candidate A N Shamseer from Thalassery also visited Jayarajan’s house.


P Jayarajan who is out on bail in the Kathirur Manoj murder case has been directed by the Sessions court in Thalassery not to visit Kannur and hence he is presently staying in his sister and former MP P Satidevi’s house in Vadakara.