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Congress candidate selection tiff a bluff: Achuthandan

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2 April 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Thiruvanthapuram/New Delhi, April 1: Veteran CPI-M leader V.S.Achuthandan on Friday dismissed as a “bluff” the ongoing tiff between Kerala’s top Congress leaders who are staying put in Delhi to filise candidates. “What’s happening in Delhi is just a stage-maged event of the state Congress top leadership and meant to fool the people to show that there are some leaders in Congress who fight against corruption,” he said in a statement issued in the state capital. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala and state Congress chief V.M. Sudheeran have been in Delhi since Monday evening to filise the list of candidates in 82 seats. While they have been able to filise the candidates in most seats, Sudheeran is strongly opposing in renomiting Excise Minister K. Babu, who is facing allegations in the bar scam, Revenue Minister Adoor Prakash, who is embroiled in a row over land transfer, Culture Minister K.C. Joseph who has been a legislator since 1982, (IANS)

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