People will ensure continuation of UDF rule: Oommen Chandytext_fields
Kozhikode: People will ensure continuation of UDF rule after the May 16 assembly elections due to the development works implemented by government, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy claimed on Tuesday.
Addressing a meeting after inaugurating the Kozhikode north UDF poll committee office at Karaparamba, near here, he said, “The opinion of the people is in favour of the UDF rule to continue because of the development programmes implemented by us."
"The high turnout of people here only shows that UDF candidates will win the assembly constituencies in all the six districts of Malabar region with good margin of victory," Chandy said.
Congress candidate for Kozhikode north, Advocate PM Suresh Babu and District Congress Committee President, K C Abu were also present. Later, Chandy left for Karanthur, about ten km from here, to meet Sunni Muslim leader Kanthapuram Aboobacker Musliyar at Markazu Ssaquafathi Ssunniyya.
Talking to reporters after the meeting, the Chief Minister said the visit did not have any political motive.
"Our meeting does not have any political significance. I usually meet him whenever I visit Kozhikode," Chandy said. Youth Congress leader T Siddique, also UDF candidate for Kunnamangalam rural constituency, accompanied the Chief Minister during the meeting.