Malappuram, 10 March, Sreeparvathy K.: Indian Union Muslim League(IUML) has announced the list of candidates for the Lok Sabha election in Kerala. E Ahmed will contest from Malappuram and ET Muhammed Basheer from Ponnani, announced Panakkad Shihab Thangal in a press conference at Panakkad.
PK Kunhalikutty said in the press conference that although protests are natural, it is essential that E Ahmed should stand in national politics. The league’s decision is against the local leaders and party members’ protests of E Ahmed contesting from Malappuram. The decision was taken by the Muslim League State Secretariat held at Kozhikode.
PK Kunhalikutty said that this is the time the country is in need of secular parties. Ahmed had vast experience in the Parliament and thus can participate in the nation building.