Mani C Kappan to be LDF candidate in Pala bypoll
Thiruvananthapuram: NCP leader and film producer Mani C Kappan will contest the Pala bypoll as LDF candidate. The meeting of NCP, held on Wednesday, decided on the candidate. The decision will be conveyed to LDF soon. The official announcement regarding the candidate will be made after LDF meeting.
This is the fourth consecutive time, Kappan is contesting Assembly poll from Pala. In the past three times, he had lost to late Kerala Congress (M) leader K M Mani.
Since 2006, Mani C Kappan has been opposing K M Mani in Pala constituency.
The Pala seat was given to NCP during seat sharing in LDF.
A bypoll here was necessitated after K M Mani’s demise.