Jose Okay Mani, son of late Kerala Congress-Mani founder Okay M Mani, received an enormous increase with the Kerala Excessive Court docket on Friday upholding the Election Fee’s choice to allot the celebration’s “two leaves” image to his faction, which has joined the ruling Left Democratic Entrance.
The Excessive Court docket gave its orders after trying into the attraction filed by senior Kerala Congress-Mani legislator P J Joseph, whose faction continues to be within the Congress-led United Democratic Entrance.
In August, the EC, after going by way of the rival factions’ claims, allotted the celebration image to Jose Mani, thus recognising it as the unique Kerala Congress-Mani.
Reacting to the information, Joseph mentioned they are going to undoubtedly go in attraction towards the decision, whereas Jose Mani mentioned reality will at all times triumph.
“A lie can cover the reality nevertheless it can not change the reality, as at some point, the reality will come out,” mentioned Jose Mani.
Okay M Mani, who represented Pala Meeting constituency in Kottayam district since 1967 until he handed away final yr, was the final phrase of their celebration and Joseph was his second in command.
Severe distinction of opinion surfaced between Jose and Joseph and on the finish, the Jose faction give up the UDF and was admitted into the LDF.
With Jose and his faction getting again their conventional image, they’ll use it within the subsequent month’s essential native physique polls, the place Jose has to show that his celebration is a pressure in Kottayam district, as this could possibly be the costume rehearsal for the Meeting elections due in Might subsequent yr.