After bypoll, BJP suspends Pala assembly constituency president pending inquiry
Pala: Following the conclusion of voting for the bypoll here in the constituency on Monday, the BJP suspended its Pala assembly constituency president Binu Pulikkandam pending inquiry.
BJP Kottayam district president N Hari said that Binu Pulikkandam has been suspended for gross lapses during election activities. However, Binu said that he had submitted his resignation on Sunday.
During the discussion to decide the candidate, Binu had expressed his interest to contest the poll. However, considering N Hari’s chances of victory, the BJP decided to field him as the candidate. Irked over this, Binu refrained from election campaign activities. Following this the BJP took action against him.
Formerly a Congress (I) activist, Binu joined the BJP recently and was soon appointed the Pala assembly constituency president.