Kottayam: Kerala Congress (M) led by Jose K Mani confirmed that they will not return to UDF. The party cleared its stance after Congress welcomed LDF allies to UDF. Kerala Congress (M) leadership declared that they are happy in LDF and it is too late for Congress to invite them into the UDF fold.
According to sources, Congress had a late realisation of missing a great partnership by ending ties with Kerala Congress (M) two years back. Because of this, the Congress leadership initiated action to bring back Jose K Mani and his group to UDF to regain the votes in central Kerala.
A few days back, KPCC Chief K Sudhakaran said that UDF will welcome the allies who want to quit the left front. Following this, it is rumoured that Congress plans to rejoin hands with Jose K Mani's Kerala Congress (M)
Meanwhile, taking a dig at Jose K Mani, Kerala Congress chairman PJ Joseph said that Congress didn't welcome those who ditched UDF. He added that only those allies who are disappointed within LDF are welcomed to UDF.