Kerala Congress (Anti-merger Group)

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Kerala Congress (Anti-merger Group)
Leader P. C. Thomas
Chairperson P. C. Thomas
Secretary-General V. Surendran Pillai
Founded 2010
Alliance LDF
Seats in Lok Sabha 0
Seats in Rajya Sabha 0
Election symbol
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Kerala Congress (Anti-merger Group) is a faction of Kerala Congress led by P. C. Thomas in India. Kerala Congress (Anti-merger Group) is part of Left Democratic Front (LDF).

In April 2010 the Kerala Congress (M) and Kerala Congress led by P. J. Joseph decided to merge. But P. C. Thomas was against this merger. Both P. J. Joseph and P. C. Thomas claimed the party symbol of a bicycle and the party name of Kerala Congress. Registration of Kerala Congress has been frozen by the election commission. The case is under review.[2] The P.C. Thomas fraction is known as the Kerala Congress (Anti-merger Group) with a chair for its symbol. The leaders of the party are former Union Minister P. C. Thomas, V. Surendran Pillai, Skariah Thomas, George Sebastian, Gregorious Sakaria ,Jerry Easow Oommen, Rajan Kannattu, and others.

Candidates in 2011 State assembly elections[edit]

Kerala congress(AMG) group participated in 2010 elections as a part of Left democratic front. Party had been provided three seats and Kerala congress(AMG) cannot make any impact as none of the candidates can not win the elections,still the Kerala Congress(AMG) has a strong presence in southern kerala and are active in that region.

Sl. No: District Constituency Name
1 Kottayam Kaduthuruthy Stephen George
2 Thiruvananthapuram Thiruvananthapuram V. Surendran Pillai
3 Ernakulam Kothamangalam Scaria Thomas

Main Leaders[edit]

Kerala Congress parties[edit]

  1. Kerala Congress (M) led by K. M. Mani
  2. Kerala Congress (B) led by R. Balakrishna Pillai
  3. Kerala Congress (Jacob) led by Johnny Nellore
  4. Kerala Congress (Anti-merger Group) led by P. C. Thomas

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KC-order". election commission. 2011-03-25. Retrieved 2011-04-07. 
  2. ^ "KC-order". election commission. 2011-03-25. Retrieved 2011-04-07.