Time Ripe for Third Force in Kerala: Kummanam

Kummanam Rajasekharan, the new Kerala BJP president, said the top brass has given him a huge responsibility of leading the party. 

Published: 19th December 2015 03:45 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th December 2015 04:13 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  Kummanam Rajasekharan, who will assume office as the BJP state president on Saturday, said the top brass has given him a huge responsibility of leading the party in the state. 

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“My responsibility is to work for lakhs of people who have been denied justice for several decades under the UDF and LDF. It is a huge responsibility to lead the party to power and I accept it courageously,” Kummanam told media persons after arriving from New Delhi here on Friday. Kummanam said the political landscape in Kerala was in favour of the formation of a third  force to liberate the state from the grip of UDF and LDF.

Time.jpgHe pointed out that the values inculcated by  social leaders like Sree Narayana Guru, Chattampi Swamikal, Ayyankali and Pandit Karuppan have been long eroded in all sectors.  “A social transformation in all sectors is the need of the hour and the support I am getting from the workers is giving me confidence for the work ahead.”  The scenes at the Thiruvananthapuram airport vindicated his words.

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Kummanam, who arrived from Delhi via Chennai at 5.30 pm, was  received by a large crowd of slogan shouting party workers. Flanked by outgoing state president V Muralidharan and national  executive member P K Krishnadas, Kummanam came out and women workers received him by handing over a lighted ceremonial lamp. Party workers draped him with shawls and garlands. He was then taken to Pazhavangadi Ganapathi temple in an open jeep and later, accompanied by hundreds of party men, went to the state office on foot.  BJP state office bearers V V Rajesh, Padmakumar, Karamana Jayan and district president Suresh were also present present at the party office.

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