KOCHI: Though Mani C Kappan left NCP and joined UDF, the celebration state leaders have claimed it has not impacted the organisational setup of the outfit.
“Of the 14 state general secretaries, only three left with Kappan. The MLA’s leaving has not affected the strength of the party,” NCP state president T P Peethambaran stated right here after the assembly of state office-bearers.
Reacting to Kappan launching the brand new outfit, Peethambaran stated if he makes use of the celebration flag and image of NCP, the celebration will provoke authorized motion and strategy the Election Commission. “We have demanded four seats. The next meeting of LDF will consider the demand,” added Peethambaran.
On Sunday, the LDF seat-sharing talks have been inconclusive after NCP caught to its demand of 4 seats.
A bit of leaders alleged that Kappan left the celebration due to the inefficiency of the state management. Minister AK Saseendran too confronted criticism from some leaders, who demanded that he ought to avoid the fray this time to present a possibility to younger leaders. Saseendran was elected to the meeting in 1980, 1982, 2006, 2011, and 2016.