NOTED FILM DIRECTOR, JESY PASSED AWAY
The noted Film Director, Jesy (62) passed away. The end happened at his Cochin Residence on 10th April, 2001 morning. He has directed more than 40 films including Purappad, Neeyethra Dhanya etc.
3 CONGRESS (I) REBELS WILL CONTEST
There will be three I group rebel candidates in the coming elections in Kerala. Kottayam, Aranmula and Kayamkulam are the three constituencies where rebels candidates contest. In Aranmula are the three constituencies where rebels candidates contest. In Aramula Maleth Sarala Devi will be the candidate. Sarathchandra Prasad and Rajmohan Unnithan will contest Kottayam and Kayamkulam respectively. At the same time, if high command is ready to take some actions in favour of I group, then will withdraw these candidates.
In the last assembly election, I group contest in 46 seats. Now Congress contest in 88 seats and so I group argues for 44 seats.
At the same time, to solve the recent development in Kerala politics, K. Muralidharan will elected as the K.P.C.C. President. There is a chance for it - one leader said. And, there is a possibility to have some changes in the candidates list, in the last moment.
YOUTH CONGRESS ACTIVISTS BURN AZAD EFFIGY
Youth Congress activists and supporters of Senior Congress leader K. Karunakaran took out a march in the city and burnt AICC General Secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad in effigy to protest against the 'raw deal' for the Karunakaran faction in the finalisation of party tickets for the May 10 Assembly elections.
Amid slogan shouting, about a hundred activists came to the main gate of the state Secretariat here this evening and burnt the effigy of the Congress leader who, as AICC General Secretary in charge of Kerala, was a key player in the demonstration.
The effigy carried the placards 'Ghulam Nabi Azad' and 'High Command.'
The Karunakaran faction in the Congress had last night decided to takes on the high command by not involving any of the central leaders of the party in the campaining in the 34 Constituencies in which its candidates are contesting.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the faction held at the residence of Karunakaran who resigned from the Congress Working Committee as permanent invitee to protest against the alleged 'humiliation' meted out to his faction.
BJP WILL DISCUSS THE LATEST DEVELOPMENT IN KERALA POLITICS
The BJP's Central leadership will discuss the latest developments in Kerala Monday and finalise the party's strategy for the May 10 Assembly election in the State.
The BJP Parliamentary Board would take up the list of possible candidates for the elections at its meeting in Delhi and is likely to announced the final list tomorrow itself, according to a party release here.
Party State President C.K. Padmanabhan, General Secretary P.P. Mukundan and vice-president P.S. Sreedharan Pillai left for Delhi with the provisional list of candidates prepared by the State unit.
The BJP Central leadership is keenly watching the latest development in the State in the wake of veteran Congress leader K. Karunakaran resigning from the Congress Working Committee as a permanent invitee.
C.V. BALAKRISHNAN FELICITATED
The Kerala Sahithya Academy Award Winner, Shri C.V. Balakrishnan is felicitated by Annur Sanjayan Smaraka Grandhalayam.
While inaugurating the function, P. Valsala, noted story wiriter mentioned that a writer gets self satisfaction only when he is approved by his readers. She said, by writing 'Atmavinu Sariyennu Thonunna Karyangal', Shri Balakrishnan has become custodian of the history.
On his reply, Shri C.V. Balakrishnan said that, the Annur Sanjayan Smaraka Library provided him the background for his smooth entry into literature. The felicitation was performed by the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy Secretary, Shri P. Appukuttan.