Saturday, March 7, 2009

Kerala Congress (Secular) withraws from UDF

Press Trust Of India

Party leader P C Goertge Confims their withdrawal from LDF.

Kottayam: Kerala Congress (Secular) said on Wednesday that it has decided to withdraw its support from the ruling-LDF and will join the UDF based on the assurance given by Opposition leader Oommen Chandy.

Talking to reporters in Kottayam, KC(S) leader P C George MLA said the party had decided to withdraw its support from the ruling-LDF, following the cooperation extended by Kerala Congress (M) leader K M Mani.

An official announcement on joining the UDF would be made tomorrow at Thiruvananthapuram. George reiterated his party's support to all the 20 UDF candidates in the coming Lok Sabha elections. A meeting was held to take party's future course of action in view of the coming parliamentary polls. It may be noted that though KC(S) has decided to withdraw its support to LDF, UDF has not decided whether to include them.

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