Kochi: Advocate Manu Roy, son of senior journalist K.M. Roy, will be the Left Democratic Front (LDF) candidate for Ernakulam bypoll.
Manu is most likely to contest as an independent candidate backed by the CPM.
A member of the Lawyer’s Union, Manu has been an office bearer of the Ernakulum Bar Association thrice. During his student days at St. Paul’s College, Manu has contested in the SFI panel.
CPM has been searching for a candidate from the Latin Christian community since the bypolls were announced.