Idukki: Kerala Congress (M) leader Francis George on Thursday rebuffed all the reports doing the rounds in the media over the Idukki Lok Sabha seat.
“The talks in the UDF over Idukki seat have not been completed. Party chairman K M Mani has clarified it,” he said adding “the KC-M will reveal its stand once the Congress officially declared the candidate."
George also denied reports that he would contest the poll as an independent in Idukki.
“The talks are still going on. The decision of the party will be the final one.”
Meanwhile, CPI-M has decided not to support George even if he stands as an independent.
CPI—M district unit secretary M.M. Mani told presspersons that the LDF would not consider extending support to KC(M) leader Francis George even if he were to enter the fray as an independent.