The election notification will be issued on July 16 and nominations can be submitted until July 23.
The voters' list that found its way to the public, including then opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala, were the ones kept sealed in the internal servers of the Chief Election Officer's Office.
The development came a few hours after the Judicial First Class Magistrate in Kasaragod gave a go-ahead to police to take legal actions against Surendran.
According to the police, a preliminary probe report based on the complaint will be made and submitted before a court soon. Further action will be taken as per the directions of the court later.
Addressing the virtual meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party, she said the Congress Working Committee (CWC) would meet soon to review the assembly poll results.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a hard task master. Vijayan and his new-look cabinet will get no time to settle. The number of infected is soaring, hospital beds and ventilators are dwindling and vaccines are hard to come by.
Pinarayi Vijayan has the image of a chief minister who stood by the decisions made and implemented them even by braving adverse conditions, barring rare occasions.
Sreedharan, popularly known as India’s Metro Man, refrained from blaming anyone for the poll defeat. The party workers worked hard, he said, without ruling out undercurrents that might have influenced the result.
Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala denied the allegation saying the deal was between the CPI(M) and the BJP in 69 seats and it was due to the opposition front's efforts that the BJP could not win even a single seat.
In a stunning electoral victory, the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) rode back to power in Kerala winning 99 of the 140 seats, bucking the four-decades-long trend of alternative regimes in the state.