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Congress to finalise seat distribution in Kerala on Mar 15

ANI | Updated: Mar 11, 2019 22:05 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar 11 (ANI): Kerala Congress Screening Committee will finalise on March 15 the distribution of seats after discussing with the party President Rahul Gandhi, who will be in the state on March 14.
A committee meeting was held on Monday in Delhi under the leadership of KC Venugopal and was attended by former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, AICC general secretary in-charge of Kerala Mukul Wasnik and other leaders. 
Wasnik said, "The final decision on Kerala seats will be taken on March 15. Rahul Gandhi will be going to Kerala on March 14 for finalising the recommendation and on March 15 the decision will be taken."
While the final decision is awaited, Wasnik said Congressmen have already kicked off campaigning.
"Congressmen have been moving with full energy they have been completely charged for the campaign of party candidates so we are ahead from other parties. We will surely win the confidence of Kerala people."
Meanwhile, Chacko said all senior leaders were called to give their opinions on the seat distribution. "I have given my opinion on all the seats, the seats will be finalised very soon," he said.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Sunday announced the schedule for the 17th Lok Sabha election, which will be held in seven phases beginning April 11.
Kerala will go to polls in a single phase on April 23, and counting of votes will take place on May 23. (ANI)