Kottayam: Senior Congress leader and former chief minister Oommen Chandy said UDF was forced to take the decision over suspending Jose K Mani’s faction from the front. The faction of Jose K Mani did not keep the agreement made by the UDF to resolve the inner fight in Kerala congress. It was decided to share the post of Kottayam district Panchayath President between two rival factions in which Jose K Mani to have allowed 8 months and Joseph faction to have 6 months.
Oommen Chandy said, Jose K Mani, violated the agreement and refused to quit after the 8-month period prescribed for the faction. The UDF has no other option when Jose k Mani violated the front’s decision.