Kottayam: Jose Tom, the UDF candidate in Pala by Poll will have to contest in independent sign as P J Joseph; Party working Chairman reinforced his stand that he will not give ‘Two leaves’, party sign to UDF candidate. He said he will not sign on the nomination paper to be submitted by Tom Jose as he was suspended from the party, Joseph said to the Medias. Tikaram Meena, the state election commissioner said that Jose Tom needed a letter from PJ Joseph to contest in election. The stand taken by PJ Joseph will decide whether Tom Jose can contest in party sign or not. Otherwise Jose Tom will have to contest election in independent Sign. Tom Jose is the candidate of Kerala Congress as per the decision taken by Kerala Congress steering committee and EC directed that Steering Committee only has the right to decide candidate. The party Sign is to be given by party working chairman.