Bypolls: Is K. Mohan Kumar UDF’s solution for Vattiyoorkavu?
Thiruvananthapuram: Congress may have found a solution to the problem of Vattiyoorkavu bypoll candidate at last. Human Rights Commission (HRC) member and former DCC member K. Mohan Kumar is likely to be the UDF candidate in Vattiyoorkavu.
Earlier, Congress leader K. Muraleedharan had said that UDF would in Vattiyoorkavu whoever the candidate was. Congress was considering N Peethambara Kuruppu, who was recommended by Muraleedharan, as the candidate for Vattiyoorkavu.
However, as the Congress regional leadership and activists strongly opposed the idea, the party leadership delayed the announcement.
The KPCC election committee on Wednesday held a meeting to decide the candidate but in vain. Following this, Mohan Kumar’s name came up. Once the Congress leadership takes a final decision of his candidature, Mohan Kumar will resign his post in HRC.