Kottayam: The Kerala Congress - UDF factions are again in news headlines. Now, the bargain about the power sharing of Kottayam district panchayat president’s post, which is the other political style of Kerala Congress.
The high-power political affairs committee (PAC) of the KPCC has entrusted the party state leadership with ensuring that the warring Kerala Congress (M) factions complied with the agreement arrived at on the Kottayam district panchayat president’s post.
Following P.J Joseph putting pressure on the Congress leadership, the KPCC decided to hold an emergency meeting of the PAC in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.
The members of PAC told to KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran, Leader of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala and former chief minister Oommen Chandy that the party should not go back on this agreement.
It is said that K. Muraleedharan, MP, had apprised the PAC members of the ways in which Joseph had ditched the UDF on earlier occasions.
As per the agreement worked out by the UDF in July last year, the Jose faction would hold the post for eight months and hand it over to the Joseph faction for the remaining six months starting from March 24.
It is interested to observe that for what they are working, for whom they are working.