All India Congress Committee member and Kerala unit common secretary Okay P Anil Kumar Tuesday stop the celebration as a fallout of the discontent over the appointment of district committee chiefs within the state. Instantly after asserting his exit from the Congress, Kumar joined CPI (M).
A pacesetter from Kozhikode district, Kumar is the third distinguished Congress chief in Kerala to stop within the wake of the revolt over the appointment of district congress committee (DCC) chiefs. Final month, when the celebration excessive command introduced the brand new DCC chiefs, Kumar had brazenly criticized the record saying the nominees have been cronies of state celebration chief Okay Sudhakaran. Subsequently, Kumar, who was answerable for organisational issues, was positioned below suspension on the cost of indiscipline.
Asserting his determination, Kumar advised the media that there isn’t any democracy in Congress. “I made a decision to stop the celebration as I used to be denied justice. There are lots of leaders within the celebration who’re thirsting for my blood. I’m not able to be backstabbed to dying on this celebration,” he mentioned.
The senior celebration chief mentioned Sudhakaran had wrested the Congress in the identical method the Taliban conquered Afghanistan. “He (Sudhakaran) is Sangh Parivar. I confronted insult in Congress for having toiled for the celebration with out the assist of any group,” he mentioned.
CPI(M) politburo member Kodiyeri Balakrishnan obtained Kumar on the celebration headquarters. Whereas Kumar mentioned he was becoming a member of the CPI(M) with no situation, Balakrishnan mentioned the Congress chief would get due recognition within the celebration.
After Kumar introduced his resignation from the first membership of the celebration, Congress state chief Okay Sudhakaran mentioned he was dismissed from Congress as his clarification was not passable.
Kumar had final contested Meeting elections in 2011 in a shedding effort. A former Youth Congress state president, he has been sulking over his neglect within the celebration.
In protest towards the DCC reconstitution, former KPCC secretary P S Prasanth and former Congress legislator A V Gopinath had earlier stop the celebration. Prasanth, too, had joined the CPI(M).