THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a significant blow to opposition Congress, senior Congress chief KP Anil Kumar has stop the get together and joined the ruling CPM.
Anil Kumar, a former KPCC normal secretary (organisation) has stop the get together in protest towards the autocratic rule of the State Congress management.
Unleashing a tirade towards the State Congress president Ok Sudhakaran, the disgruntled chief in contrast Sudhakaran with Taliban. He hijacked the Congress get together in the same method wherein Taliban conquered Afghanistan, alleged KP Anil Kumar.
In a dramatic transfer, Anil Kumar ended his 43-year-long affiliation with the Congress and went to the AKG Centre the place he was welcomed by CPM Politburo member Kodiyeri Balakrishnan. A slew of senir CPM leaders inlcuding S Ramachandran Pillai, MA Child and Anathalavattom Anandan joined to welcome Anil Kumar.
Anil Kumar is the primary senior chief to hitch the Left camp inside days of former State Congress secretary P S Prasanth leaving the Congress to hitch CPM. For the previous couple of days, rumours had been rife that 52-year-old Anil Kumar will go away the Congress. However he was not prepared to substantiate it.
The get together had earlier served discover to him after he lambasted the State Congress management in a dwell tv debate, simply earlier than the DCC presidents had been appointed.
On Tuesday, Anil Kumar reached Thiruvananthapuram and introduced his resignation from Congress, with which he was related for lengthy. Saying the choice, he recalled how as a four-year-old lad holding the fingers of his father Damodaran, he went to attend get together capabilities. Anil Kumar mentioned he is quitting as a consequence of backstabbing. He added that he is becoming a member of the CPM with none pre-conditions.
“At 8.10 am, I submitted my resignation earlier than Congress president Sonia Gandhi and State president Ok Sudhakaran. The brand new KPCC management has been selective in its method in direction of individuals. There isn’t any extra inner-party democracy in Congress. Even after giving rationalization to the discover served by the get together 11 days in the past, there has not been any response from KPCC.
“I have determined to depart the Congress after giving my sweat and blood to the get together for all these years. Similar to how the Taliban seized Afghanistan, Sudhakaran’s KS Brigade has hijacked the Congress,” mentioned Anil Kumar who had served as KPCC organisation normal secretary beneath former KPCC chiefs VM Sudheeran and Mullapally Ramachandran. He had earlier unsuccessfully contested in two Meeting elections.
Whilst Anil Kumar was asserting his resolution to stop the get together, at a press meet at Resort Taj Vivanta, a communiqué from KPCC headquarters Indira Bhavan got here out stating that Anil Kumar has been ousted from the get together as his rationalization has not been discovered passable.
“How can the Congress oust me now after I had already despatched my resignation? That is what I mentioned – The Congress management did not even trouble to learn the resignation letter,” added Anil Kumar.
Anil Kumar was accompanied by PS Prasanth, whorecently joined the CPM.
Talking after receiving Anil Kumar, Kodiyeri mentioned those that be a part of the get together from Congress can be given deserving positions.
Congress chief Sudhakaran calls the transfer an act of ‘despondency’
State Congress president Ok Sudhakaran has termed former chief KP Anil Kumar’s resignation from the get together an act of ‘despondency’. Sudhakaran mentioned the reason given by Anil Kumar was not passable.
He additionally knowledgeable that Anil Kumar has been expelled from the get together. Anil Kumar had dedicated severe violation of get together self-discipline, mentioned Sudhakaran.
KP Anil Kumar had come down closely on Sudhakaran and Opposition Chief VD Satheesan in a dwell tv debate for being autocratic in selecting the brand new crop of District Congress chiefs. This had led the State Congress management to droop Anil Kumar and one other senior Congress chief Ok Sivadasan Nair from the get together.
Since they had been suspended from the get together swiftly, senior leaders like Oommen Chandy and Ramesh Chennithala had come down closely towards the State Congress management. The reason given by Sivadasan Nair and in addition by Rajmohan Unnithan in a distinct difficulty, had been termed passable by the management which helped them to evade additional disciplinary motion towards them..