Puthupally bypoll: KPCC chief hints at plans to name Oommen Chandy’s family member as UDF candidate

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president K Sudhakaran has stated that a family member of late former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will contest in the bypoll at Puthupally. He was addressing the media here on Sunday.

The KPCC chief opened up about the UDF candidate in Puthupally as the constituency is gearing up for a bypoll following the demise of Oommen Chandy.

The KPCC chief pointed out that a decision on the UDF candidate in Puthupally will be taken only after holding talks with Oommen Chandy’s family.

Meanwhile, Congress leader Cherian Philip stated that Chandy Oommen, son of the late Congress leader should succeed him in Puthuppally. Talking to Manorama news, he noted that 38-year-old Chandy Oommen started his political career at a young age.

CM to inaugurate KPCC’s Oommen Chandy remembrance meet

Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) will organise an event to commemorate late former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy at Ayyankali Hall here on July 24, Monday. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the remembrance meeting at 4 pm. 

Manorama News reported that Pinarayi Vijayan has accepted the invitation from KPCC on Sunday.

KPCC president K Sudhakaran will preside over the programme.

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