August 31st, 2011
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Congress discord turns nasty: Kannur

MP K SudhakaranKannur: Kannur DCC president, P Ramakrishnan was besieged today by an infuriated group of Congress Vishala I section activists led by AICC member Suma Balakrishnan and Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) member M Narayanan Kutty.The Vishala I section of the Congress under K Sudhakaran MP, raising slogans, stopped the Kannur DCC president P Ramakrishnan from entering his office and demanded an apology for making derogatory statements against MP K Sudhakaran.

Ramakrishan sat near the flagpost and protested.The siege was withdrawn after three hours following the assurance that all the issues would be looked into.

P Ramakrishnan in his interview with a private channel had accused K Sudhakaran of becoming the president of DCC only with the aid of muscle power, bombs,guns and threats. He also stated that Sudhakaran had missused the martyr fund and behaved like a rowdy. According to P Ramakrishnan, if K Sudhakaran looses people support he would have no option left other than committing suicide.

Following P Ramakrishnan’s statements, K Sudhakaran gave a complaint to MPKPCC. The MP claimed that if the allegations were found to be true after thorough investigations he would withdraw from public service.

KPCC president Ramesh Chennithala today said, the Congress party would never tolerate any breach of party discipline and the incident at Kannur DCC office would be considered seriously. He added that action would be initiated after discussions with senior leaders and Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.







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