Kalpetta: KPCC secretary and Sultan Bathery municipal councillor M.S Viswanathan resigned from Congress.
He announced the news of resignation in a press meet held at Kalpetta Press Club.
LDF leaders also were present with Viswanathan during the press meet. It has been confirmed that Viswanathan will be fielded as LDF candidate in Sultan Bathery in the upcoming assembly polls.
Earlier, Viswanathan had held some unofficial talks with LDF leaders. Viswanathan had forwarded a letter to the Congress state leaders requesting to field him as candidate in Sultan Bathery constituency where Kuruma community has high influence.
However, Congress decided to field sitting MLA I.C Balakrishnan in the seat.