KOTTAYAM: Amidst battle within the party for seats like Poonjar and Changanassery, KC(M) chairman K M Mani said that the party sticks to its demand on more seats for the upcoming Assembly elections.
While speaking to media on his arrival to inaugurate the KC(M) leadership meet at the party office here on Thursday, Mani also said more aspirants for seats shows the strength of the party.
“It shows that there are more deserving candidates in the party,” he added.
The former Finance Minister said that seat-sharing talks in the UDF is going on and an amicable solution would be reached. He also hoped his party would get the additional deserving seats.
On Poonjar seat, he said it is KC(M)’s sitting seat and would not be handed over.
When asked about exchanging the existing seats with the Congress, he said such matters need not be discussed before the media. Meanwhile, Jose K Mani MP, who was also present there said there is no coming back from the demand of additional seats. He also said no discussion on the exchange of seats like Poonjar or Kuttanad held in the UDF meet and that the status quo would be maintained.