All is Well: CM Mollifies the Sulking JD(U)

Chandy assures Veerendra Kumar that issues highlighted by his party would sorted out

Published: 04th May 2015 06:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th May 2015 06:05 AM   |  A+A-

KOZHIKODE: Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has assured JD(U) chief M P Veerendra Kumar that all contentious issues raised by his party would be resolved.

Oommen Chandy, who is on a firefighting mode to save his ministry about to enter the fifth year in less than fifty days, held talks with  Veerendra Kumar on Sunday. The discussion at the JD(U)leader’s residence in Chalappuram here should be read in the wake of reports that the party may quit the UDF.

In the meeting that lasted nearly 45 minutes, Veerendra Kumar apprised the Chandy  the views of the party’s state committee. He also demanded stern action against those responsible for his defeat in Palakkad Lok Sabha seat. “The issues highlighted by the JD(U) will be sorted out through talks. The party raised political issues and some of them are relevant,” the Chief Minister said.

Stating that the JD(U) was given a fair treatment, the CM said KPCC president V M Sudheeran and Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala will hold talks with Veerendra Kumar on Tuesday. “The Congress treats all UDF constituents fairly.The complaint that the party is not receiving enough consideration in the Front would be sorted out,” he said. Veerendra Kumar said he was pleased by the act of Chief Minister who paid serious attention to their demands. “The JD(U) has decided to make the UDF north zone rally a success,” he said.

Earlier, the state leadership of JD(U) had decided to stay away from the inaugural ceremony of the North Kerala region rally of UDF at Kozhikode, scheduled from May 19 to 25.

Stay up to date on all the latest Kerala news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp