All India Congress Committee member and Kerala unit normal secretary Ok P Anil Kumar Tuesday stop the social gathering as a fallout of the discontent over the appointment of district committee chiefs within the state. Immediately after saying his exit from the Congress, Kumar joined CPI (M).
A frontrunner from Kozhikode district, Kumar is the third distinguished Congress chief in Kerala to stop within the wake of the revolt over the appointment of district congress committee (DCC) chiefs. Last month, when the social gathering excessive command introduced the brand new DCC chiefs, Kumar had brazenly criticized the record saying the nominees had been cronies of state social gathering chief Ok Sudhakaran. Subsequently, Kumar, who was in command of organisational issues, was positioned beneath suspension on the cost of indiscipline.
Announcing his choice, Kumar instructed the media that there isn’t any democracy in Congress. “I decided to quit the party as I was denied justice. There are many leaders in the party who are thirsting for my blood. I am not ready to be backstabbed to death in this party,” he mentioned.
The senior social gathering chief mentioned Sudhakaran had wrested the Congress in the identical method the Taliban conquered Afghanistan. “He (Sudhakaran) is Sangh Parivar. I faced insult in Congress for having toiled for the party without the support of any group,” he mentioned.
CPI(M) politburo member Kodiyeri Balakrishnan obtained Kumar on the social gathering headquarters. While 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 social gathering.
After Kumar introduced his resignation from the first membership of the social gathering, Congress state chief Ok Sudhakaran mentioned he was dismissed from Congress as his clarification was not passable.
Kumar had final contested Assembly elections in 2011 in a shedding effort. A former Youth Congress state president, he has been sulking over his neglect within the social gathering.
In protest towards the DCC reconstitution, former KPCC secretary P S Prasanth and former Congress legislator A V Gopinath had earlier stop the social gathering. Prasanth, too, had joined the CPI(M).