CPI says Jose K. Mani joining LDF not to benefit the front

Thiruvananthapuram: The LDF will not gain any particular benefit from Jose K. Mani faction of Kerala Congress joining the front, CPI Kerala state secretary Kanam Rajendran said.

"The influence of Kerala Congress Jose K. Mani faction was proven in the Pala assembly polls. Neither the LDF nor the UDf is guaranteed of the Christian votes in the present political context", the CPI leader said.

Rajendran clarified that nobody has prevented Jose K. Mani from joining the LDF. That matter has not been discussed yet, he added. The LDF has not discussed or opined about having a new ally join the front. The differences with Kerala Congress are ideological, he said.


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