Kottayam, 25 March, Sreeparvathy K.: Nomination of UDF candidate and sitting MP from Kottayam constituency was accepted by the District Collector Ajith Kumar as per the order of the Election Commission. The Commission announced that there are no discrepancies in the nomination paper filed by Jose K Mani.
The LDF candidate Mathew T Thomas and BJP candidate Noble Mathew had filed petition before District Collector and returning officer Ajith Kumar about the error in the nomination paper filed by Jose. The Collector found that error as serious and had asked Jose K Mani and petitioners to present all the documents before him. KM Mani had signed the nomination paper of Jose K Mani as the Kerala Congress (M) party chairman, while in the election commission website CF Thomas is named as the party chairman.