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Kerala Congress (M)

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Abbreviation  KC(M)
Lok Sabha leader  Jose K. Mani MP
Split from  Kerala Congress
Founded  1979
Ideology  Toiling Class Theory
Parliamentary Chairperson  P. J. Joseph
Rajya Sabha leader  Joy Abraham MP
Leader  K. M. Mani
Newspaper  Prathichaya weekly
Chairperson  K. M. Mani
Kerala Congress (M)
Student wing  Kerala Students Congress(M)
Headquarters  State Committee Office, Near Fire Station, Kottayam, India
Alliance  United Democratic Front, United Progressive Alliance

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Kerala Congress (M) is a recognized state level Indian political party in Kerala. It was formed in 1979, after splitting from the Kerala Congress. Its leader and chairman is K. M. Mani. Its working chairman is P. J. Joseph. Its Deputy chairman is C.F. Thomas.


As of 2016, the party has 6 MLAs in the Kerala Legislative Assembly, two members in Parliament Jose K. Mani, Lok Sabha and Joy Abraham, Rajya Sabha. An alliance member of the United Democratic Front(in Kerala) and United Progressive Alliance (Nationally).

On April 30, 2010 another Kerala Congress faction led by P. J. Joseph, which was a constituent of Left Democratic Front decided to leave LDF and merge with KC(M) to form a single united Kerala Congress. Now it has split again and some of the general secretaries of Kerala Congress (M) have resigned and gone with LDF. Leaders like Francis George,Dr. K C Joseph, Antony Raju, P C Joseph and others have resigned from Kerala Congress (M) and started talking with LDF.

For the Kerala Assembly election, the united groups would be contesting under the banner and symbol of Kerala Congress (M) as directed by the Election Commission. The name Kerala Congress and symbol bicycle which have been claimed by the united group have been temporarily frozen.





Kerala Congress (M) was formed in 1979 after a split with the parent Kerala Congress party. Just before the general election held on 2011 Kerala Congress fraction of P. J. Joseph merged with KC(M). Earlier Kerala Congress(Secular) which was split earlier from P. J. Joseph group and led by Eapen Varghese merged with KC(M).


Kerala Congress (M) Wikipedia

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