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KC(M) sticks to its demand for 22 seats
The Kerala Congress (M) on Wednesday said their demand for 22 seats was not undeserving.
Thiruvananthapuram: Ahead of the crucial seat sharing talks between the Congress and Kerala Congress (M), one of the key partner in UDF, for the April 13 assembly elections, the Kerala Congress (M) on Wednesday said their demand for 22 seats was not undeserving.
Considering the strength of KC-M and merger of Kerala Congress factions led by P J Joseph and P C George, party's demand for 22 seats was not at all unjustifiable, KC-M leader K M Mani told at a meet the press programme organised by Kesari Memiral Journalist Trust here.
The party contested 18 seats -- eleven by KC-M, six by Joseph and one by George factions respectively -- during 2006 polls, he pointed out. Besides that, the party also wanted four seats in Malabar region where the party had gained strength, he said.
Expressing confidence that partners in UDF would be able to settle the seat sharing issue amicably, Mani said UDF has the system for adjustments. Continuing tirade against the five-year rule of LDF in the state, Mani said LDF took the state's development back to 50 years.
Indifference to the needs of the people, corruption and complete breakdown of administration due to lack of co-ordination between Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan and his cabinet colleagues were the hallmark of LDF rule, he said.
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