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Jose Mani Resigns Rajya Sabha Seat, to Contest Kerala Assembly Elections

Jose Mani Resigns Rajya Sabha Seat, to Contest Kerala Assembly Elections


File photo of Jose K Mani

Mani reported that he had satisfied Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, who is also the Rajya Sabha Chairman, and submitted his resignation.

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  • Last Up to date: January 09, 2021, 16:21 IST
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Kerala Congress (Mani) leader Jose K. Mani, who just lately switched sides to the ruling CPM-led Remaining Democratic Front in Kerala, has resigned his Rajya Sabha seat. He give up as he had secured the Rajya Sabha seat when he was with the opposition Congress-led UDF.

Mani reported that he experienced fulfilled Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, who is also the Rajya Sabha Chairman, and submitted his resignation.

Supplying Rajya Sabha seat to Mani was a shift by former Kerala Main Minister Oommen Chandy to counter his rival in the point out Congress P.J. Kurien, who was then Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, in June 2018.

His political reasoning was to provide back the sulking Kerala Congress (Mani) back again into the UDF fold. Apparently the late K.M. Mani promptly agreed to the proposal and the RS seat was delivered on a platter to his son Jose K. Mani who was then a sitting Lok Sabha MP from Kottayam.

On the other hand following the demise of K.M. Mani, Jose K. Mani switched sides and is now component of the ruling LDF as he stop the Rajya Sabha seat to contest from Pala Assembly seat in the 2021 election.

Mani contesting from Pala seat has previously produced troubles in the NCP, an additional constituent of LDF as sitting Pala MLA and NCP leader Mani C. Kappan who wrested the seat from Kerala Congress (Mani) following five decades, has previously lifted the banner of revolt.

NCP is heading for a vertical break up with Kappan and bash condition president T.P. Peethambaran and a big chunk of NCP leaders in conversations with the UDF whilst the lone minister of the celebration A.K. Saseendran sticking to LDF.

NCP supremo Sharad Pawar has achieved each the warring factions and insisted that the occasion will have to not surrender any of its seats.



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