All India Congress Committee member and Kerala unit basic secretary Okay P Anil Kumar Tuesday give up the occasion 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 occasion excessive command introduced the brand new DCC chiefs, Kumar had brazenly criticized the checklist saying the nominees had been cronies of state occasion chief Okay Sudhakaran. Subsequently, Kumar, who was answerable for organisational issues, was positioned beneath suspension on the cost of indiscipline.
Asserting his determination, Kumar advised the media that there is no such thing as a democracy in Congress. “I made a decision to give up the occasion as I used to be denied justice. There are lots of leaders within the occasion who’re thirsting for my blood. I’m not able to be backstabbed to dying on this occasion,” he mentioned.
The senior occasion chief mentioned 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 occasion with out the help of any group,” he mentioned.
CPI(M) politburo member Kodiyeri Balakrishnan acquired Kumar on the occasion headquarters. Whereas Kumar mentioned he was becoming a member of the CPI(M) with no situation, Balakrishnan mentioned the Congress chief would get due recognition within the occasion.
After Kumar introduced his resignation from the first membership of the occasion, Congress state chief Okay Sudhakaran mentioned 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 occasion.
In protest towards the DCC reconstitution, former KPCC secretary P S Prasanth and former Congress legislator A V Gopinath had earlier give up the occasion. Prasanth, too, had joined the CPI(M).