Muslim League leader Dr M K Muneer had defeated Razak by a margin of 6,344 votes in the Legislative Assembly election held last summer.
CPM acting state secretary A Vijayaraghavan’s even extended support to Riyas publicly. Overall, the party is with Riyas on the issue.
The loan secured by the Centre for KMRL from the French company Agence Francaise De Development (AFD) might seem attractive but, in effect, would drain more from Kerala than the 'masala bonds'.
Based on the study report prepared by the UDF sub-committee on the issue, the meeting analysed that the project was unscientific and impractical.
The branch secretary had called up Shahi's nephew and said that Shahi did not give him a contribution for the Sreekumar Martyr's Memorial built by the CPM.
Earlier this month, the LDF had successfully moved a no-confidence motion against the UDF in Erattupetta with the support of SDPI.
The League, one of the major stakeholders of the UDF, expressed its displeasure over the remarks made by the Bishop. ET Muhammed Basheer, MP, was very vocal in his criticism, while other Muslim League leaders kept restraint.
LDF convenor and CPI(M) acting secretary A Vijayaraghavan said five lakh people will participate in the protest in the state against the central government's anti-farmer policy.
The leadership meetings of both the ruling LDF and the Opposition UDF in Kerala were held today at Thiruvananthapuram in the backdrop of the communally sensitive row.
During the CPM-CPI talks, it was suggested that a hartal should be observed on that day to express solidarity with the farmers.