Kerala Congress (Thomas)

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Kerala Congress
LeaderP. C. Thomas
SecretaryRajan Kannattu
HeadquartersKottayam (India)
Student wingKerala Students Congress [KSC]
Youth wingKerala Youth Front [KYF]
Women's wingKerala Vanitha Congress [KVC]
Labour wingKTUC
ColoursHalf white and half red
AllianceNational Democratic Alliance
Seats in Lok Sabha0
Seats in Rajya Sabha0
Website
www.keralacongress.org

Kerala Congress is a splinter group of Kerala Congress (Anti-merger Group), which itself is a splinter faction of Kerala Congress. P. C. Thomas is the chairman of the party.

Kerala Congress Join NDA[edit]

The Kerala Congress faction led by P. C. Thomas, who came out of the Left Democratic Front(LDF) recently following acute infighting, has decided to join the Kerala unit of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).[1]

In March 2015 P. C. Thomas was replaced as leader by Skaria Thomas.[2]

Candidates in 2016 State assembly elections[edit]

Kerala congress participated in 2016 elections as a part of National Democratic Alliance. Party had been provided five seats in Kerala election.

Sl. No: District Constituency Name
1 Kottayam Kaduthuruthy Stephen Chazhikadan[3]
2 Ernakulam Kothamangalam P. C. Cyriac
3 Kollam Punalur Cicil Fernandenas[4]
4 Ernakulam Angamaly P.J Babu[5]

Kerala Congress parties[edit]

  1. Kerala Congress (M) led by K. M. Mani, Jose K Mani, Roshy Augustine and Dr. N Jayaraj
  2. Kerala Congress (Joseph) led by P. J. Joseph, C. F. Thomas, and Mons Joseph
  3. Kerala Congress (Jacob) led by Anoop Jacob
  4. Kerala Congress (B) led by R. Balakrishna Pillai & K. B. Ganesh Kumar MLA
  5. Kerala Congress (Skaria Thomas) led by Skaria Thomas
  6. Janadhipathya Kerala Congress led by Dr. K C Joseph
  7. Kerala Congress led by P. C. Thomas, Rajan Kannattu
  8. Kerala Congress (Nationalist) led by Kuruvila Mathews
  9. Kerala Vikas Congress (Prakash Kuriakose) led by Prakash Kuriakose

Main Leaders[edit]

  1. P. C. Thomas
  2. Rajan Kannattu
  3. Ahammed Thottathil
  4. Jose Maliyekkal
  5. Kallada Das
  6. Graceamma Mathew
  7. Gregorious Sakaria
  8. George Joseph
  9. Manakkara Radhakrishnan
  10. Augustine Vattakunnel
  11. P. J. Babu
  12. Justin Raj
  13. V Viswajith
  14. Shaiju Koshy
  15. Benny Mukhathala
  16. Vilakkuvattom Bhadran
  17. Perumon Shaji
  18. Adv. Milesh V. Paviyala
  19. Johny Chekkitta
  20. Sony Thomas
  21. Joy Gopooran
  22. Mukkam Baby
  23. Roy Ooramvelil
  24. Jacob Kuriakose

References[edit]

  1. ^ "P.C. Thomas in NDA fold". The Hindu. 2 August 2015. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  2. ^ Jacob, George (10 March 2015). "Scaria Thomas is chief of pro-LDF Kerala Congress". The Hindu. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  3. ^ Jacob, George (10 March 2016). "Tough fight in Kottayam district". The Hindu. Kerala. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Punalur too hot for candidates". Deccan Chronicle. 7 May 2016. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  5. ^ Unnikrishnan, Hiran (13 May 2016). "Neck-and-neck battle in Angamaly". The Hindu. Retrieved 10 September 2019.