November 21st, 2011
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MJ Jacob to participate in Piravom elections

MJ Jacob Kochi: M J Jacob shall contest as the Left candidate in the Piravom bi-elections which is a result of the untimely death of Minister T M Jacom. The CPIM state Secretariat accepted Mr M J Jacobs candidature. The decision was made at a conferenance organised under the leadership of CPIM polit beaureu member Pinarayi Vijayan.  The CPM district committee which met on November 17, had decided to field M J Jacob in the Piravom bypoll.

The CPM district committee forwarded his name to the state committee which approved it. He has contested the elections twice before. One-time MLA from Piravom, M J Jacob had lost the seat to T M Jacob by a margin of 167 votes in the last assembly elections.




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