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The UDF delegation was heading to Sabarimala to take stock of the facilities amid reports that proper arrangements had not been made for the pilgrims.
UDF leaders and workers, including former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy, earlier today had launched a sit-in agitation at Nilakkal after the police blocked them.
KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran is gearing up for the party revamp which has been put on hold owing to pulls and pressures from various corners.
Instead of resolving the Sabarimala issue in an easy manner, both the state and Central governments have made matters worse, he said.
Meanwhile, the Crime Branch on Monday filed FIRs against Chandy and Venugopal before the Judicial First Class Magistrate Court here.
The state government which came to power with claims of correcting everything is the start of all wrong practices, the former Chief Minister said.
Crime Branch (Economic Offences Wing) SP Abdul Karim will head the SIT which is learned to have two more DySPs.
Solar scam accused Saritha Nair's letter named Oommen Chandy and numerous other top Congress leaders for sexually exploiting her.
If there is no positive outcome on the review plea, then an all-party meeting should be called by discussing with the thantri and Pandalam royal family members, he said.
Chandy pointed out that the SC order - which deviates from the centuries-old rituals and traditions - has caused major concerns among the devotees.
Mullappally will be convene a urgent meeting of KPCC working presidents, publicity committee chairman K Muraleedharan and Behanan.
Later, speaking to mediapersons, Chandy and Reddy said the Congress would give special category status to AP once it comes to power at the Centre.
AICC general secretary and former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy ruled out any truck with the TDP in the State.
CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said the SC verdict points to the Congress’ decayed political culture.
Claiming that only the Congress can ensure development of the State, APCC chief N Raghuveera Reddy said Rahul Gandhi would first sign on the file of granting SCS to AP