All India Congress Committee member and Kerala unit basic secretary Ok P Anil Kumar Tuesday give up the celebration as a fallout of the discontent over the appointment of district committee chiefs within the state. Instantly after asserting his exit from the Congress, Kumar joined CPI (M).
A frontrunner from Kozhikode district, Kumar is the third distinguished Congress chief in Kerala to give up within the wake of the revolt over the appointment of district congress committee (DCC) chiefs. Final month, when the celebration excessive command introduced the brand new DCC chiefs, Kumar had overtly criticized the checklist saying the nominees have been cronies of state celebration chief Ok Sudhakaran. Subsequently, Kumar, who was in control of organisational issues, was positioned beneath suspension on the cost of indiscipline.
Asserting his resolution, Kumar informed the media that there is no such thing as a democracy in Congress. “I made a decision to give up the celebration as I used to be denied justice. There are numerous leaders within the celebration who’re thirsting for my blood. I’m not able to be backstabbed to dying on this celebration,” he stated.
The senior celebration chief stated Sudhakaran had wrested the Congress in the identical method the Taliban conquered Afghanistan. “He (Sudhakaran) is Sangh Parivar. I confronted insult in Congress for having toiled for the celebration with out the help of any group,” he stated.
CPI(M) politburo member Kodiyeri Balakrishnan acquired Kumar on the celebration headquarters. Whereas Kumar stated he was becoming a member of the CPI(M) with no situation, Balakrishnan stated the Congress chief would get due recognition within the celebration.
After Kumar introduced his resignation from the first membership of the celebration, Congress state chief Ok Sudhakaran stated he was dismissed from Congress as his clarification was not passable.
Kumar had final contested Meeting elections in 2011 in a shedding effort. A former Youth Congress state president, he has been sulking over his neglect within the celebration.
In protest in opposition to the DCC reconstitution, former KPCC secretary P S Prasanth and former Congress legislator A V Gopinath had earlier give up the celebration. Prasanth, too, had joined the CPI(M).