Activists to Campaign for Kummanam

Published: 30th March 2016 04:51 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th March 2016 04:51 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan’s active involvement in green politics and in land-related agitations being carried out by various groups is slated to give a political dividend for the party in the May 16 polls. 

If party insiders are to be believed, activists are set to hit the hustings for him at Vattiyoorkkavu constituency.

Activists.jpgSeveral such activists,  who are in the forefront of agitations and struggles, will be making a beeline to Vattiyoorkkavu in the coming days, says BJP sources.

Sreeraman Koyyon, the leader of the Arippa land agitation has has evinced interest to participate in the campaign for Kummanam. Several such workers from various land struggles are expected to give fillip to the  high-voltage campaign to be unleashed in Vattiyoorkkavu. Kummanam told ‘Express’  that not only Sreeraman Koyyon, but several such activists would join the BJP’s election campaign. Asked whether there were plans to field Sreeraman Koyyon and C K janu, he said that while the former had requested to be exempted, talks were continuing to rope in Janu. 

“A decision on Janu’s candidature  would be finalised only by Thursday,” he said. ‘Express’ on Monday had reported that victims of emergency would be inaugurating the election committee office of Kummanam at Peroorkkada on Wednesday. 


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