‘Humiliated, threatened’; Joseph faction not to campaign with UDF in Pala bypoll
Pala: P J Joseph faction of Kerala Congress (M) said it won’t corporate with election campaign of UDF for the upcoming Pala bypoll. However, the political faction will do parallel campaigning for Jose Tom, said the Saji Manjakkadamban, a leader of Joseph faction.
“When the Kerala Congress chairman came for the election campaign of the UDF candidate, people humiliated him calling offensive words. This has hurt us. And, we won’t campaign with UDF. Since, Jose Tom is our candidate too, we will do parallel campaigning for him. P J Joseph was threatened during the election convention and was called indecent words. Let the UDF leadership interfere in the issue and solve it”, said Saji in a press conference.
He further said, “we are facing death threats. They have humiliated us. Humiliation of the party chairman during election convention is considered as weakness of the party and its candidate," alleged the Joseph faction.