JDS-LJD merger is necessity of the age, says Mathew T Thomas
Kochi: JDS state president Mathew T Thomas stated that they are trying to realise the JDS-LJD merger before the Local Self Government election this year. He said that the merger is the necessity of the age.
The ad hoc committee formed on Sunday entrusted Mathew T Thomas and K Krishnankutty to carry out discussions between both parties.
“The unification of socialist parties is unavoidable at these times. The sentiment within the organization is that both parties should join hands and work under a common flag. We heartily welcome the LJD state committee to JDS. As the state president, I have been entrusted to carry forward these discussions along with minister Krishnankutty”, Mathew T Thomas said.
Although a discussion regarding the merger was held earlier, it was delayed. Following this, Mathew T Thomas, the newly appointed president, called a meeting and took a decision about the merger.