Thodupuzha: Kerala Congress (M) leader P J Joseph said that that party has asked him to decide on the candidate for Pala bypoll which will eb held on September 23.
“A candidate who has the maximum chances of victory need to be found. The party steering committee convened the other day has entrusted the dusty in me. I am researching in this regard,” he said.
By-election in Pala constituency will be conducted on September 23 and the counting of votes will take place on September 27. The notification regarding the bypoll, which was necessitated after the demise of K M Mani, will be issued on August 28.
After Mani’s death, conflict began in Kerala Congress (M) which resulted in split into two - P J Jospeh faction and Jose K Mani faction.