Thiruvananthapuram, 10 March, Sreeparvathy K.: Socialist Janatha Dal (SJD) decided to contest the Palakkad constituency, agreeing to the formula suggested by UDF. MP Veerendrakumar and Sheikh P Harris are the possible candidates. The final decision will be taken in the State committee meeting tomorrow.
SJD had demanded Vadakara or Wayanad seat, but was allowed to choose between Attingal or Palakkad constituency. SJD decided to contest the election from Palakkad after discussing the issue in the SJD State Committee meeting.
Another ally of Congress, Kerala Congress (M) is conducting discussions in Thiruvananthapuram to discuss the Draft Notification of Kasturi Rangan report and the selection of candidates in the election.