Finally , suspense on Vatakara LS constituency is over. Congress workers have got a chance to cheer up;because they got a powerful leader to pose a tough challenge
to CPIM contestant P.Jayarajan.
Former KPCC president is a familiar face for Vatakara voters.
There were many speculations among UDF partners and Congress workers about the outcome of Vatakara candidature.
KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran had announced that he would not contest in LS poll , this time because he wanted to concentrate on his new post as Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president.
The Central leadership of Congress party took Mullappally’s concern as a genuine request.
However,the party workers in Vatakara were in desperate mode because they needed a ‘fighter’ and charismatic leader to outperform the dominance of P.Jayarajan.
Their demand is met by the central and state leadership,finally.
K.Muraleedhara is a crowd-puller in Congress party.His speeches and statements attract media attention every-time.
He had formed DIC,an independent political wing,after dissenting from mother organization. He allied with the Left Democratic Front (LDF) .However,he returned back to his Congress family and declared that the days with LDF were “What I want to forget”
Muraleedharan showed excellent performance during his tenure as the chief of KPCC. Political pundits opined that his leadership energised Congress party in grass root level.