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Kerala Congress
Kerala Congress
(M) is a state-level political party in the Indian state of Kerala. It formed in 1979, after splitting from the Kerala Congress. Its leader and chairman is K. M. Mani; its working chairman is P. J. Joseph; and its Deputy chairman is C.F. Thomas. As of 2016, the party had six Members of Legislative Assembly (MLA) in the Kerala
Kerala
Legislative Assembly, two members in Parliament Jose K. Mani, Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha
and Joy Abraham, Rajya Siabha. The party broke its three decade long alliance with United Democratic Front(in Kerala) and United Progressive Alliance
United Progressive Alliance
(Nationally) on August 7,2016. [4] Although among the oldest regional political parties still active, Kerala Congress
Kerala Congress
has never come to power on its own, or even led a coalition, giving credence to the criticism that it is only a political outfit feeding to the parochial interests of certain sections.[5] The College teacher's wing is Kerala
Kerala
Private College Teachers Front(KPCTF). History[edit] Kerala Congress
Kerala Congress
(M) was formed in 1979 after a split with the parent some Kerala Congress
Kerala Congress
party. Just before the general election held on 2011, Kerala Congress
Kerala Congress
fraction of P. J. Joseph merged with KC(M). The earlier Kerala
Kerala
Congress(Secular), which split from P. J. Joseph group and was led by Eapen Varghese, merged with KC(M). On April 30, 2010, another Kerala Congress
Kerala Congress
faction led by P. J. Joseph, which was a constituent of Left Democratic Front (LDF), decided to leave LDF and merge with KC(M) to form a single united Kerala
Kerala
Congress. It split again and some of the general secretaries of Kerala Congress
Kerala Congress
(M) resigned to join LDF. Leaders including Francis George, Dr. K. C. Joseph, Antony Raju, P. C. Joseph and others resigned from Kerala Congress
Kerala Congress
(M) and started talking with LDF. For the Kerala
Kerala
Assembly election, the united groups would be contesting under the banner and symbol of Kerala Congress
Kerala Congress
(M), as directed by the Election Commission. The name Kerala Congress
Kerala Congress
and its bicycle symbol have been claimed by the united group.

2011

Minister Ministry

K. M. Mani Minister for Finance, State Treasury, Taxes & Duties, Law and Housing (May 2011-November 2015)

P. J. Joseph Minister for Water Resources, Irrigation and Inland Navigation

Thomas Unniyadan Chief Whip (June-November 2015)

2001

Minister Ministry

K. M. Mani Minister for Law & Revenue

C. F. Thomas Minister for Rural Development

1996

Minister Ministry

K. M. Mani Minister for Law & Revenue

Narayana Kurup Deputy Speaker

Kerala Congress
Kerala Congress
broke its alliance from UDF in 2016. At present it is part of no coalitions. References[edit]

^ a b http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/ElectoralLaws/OrdersNotifications/Symbols_Notification17.09.2010.pdf ^ "List of Political Parties and Election Symbols main Notification Dated 18.01.2013" (PDF). India: Election Commission of India. 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2013.  ^ "Members: Lok Sabha". loksabha.nic.in. Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha
Secretariat. Retrieved 14 March 2018.  ^ . thenewsminute.com https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/after-three-decades-km-manis-kerala-congress-m-leaves-udf-47772. Retrieved 2018-03-09.  Missing or empty title= (help) ^ Jacob, George (2014-10-09). "50 years on, Kerala Congress
Kerala Congress
tries to redefine itself". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2017-10-19. 

G. Gopa Kumar. “Kerala: Verdict against Non-Performance and Congress Factionalism.” Economic and Political Weekly, vol. 39, no. 51, 2004, pp. 5498–5501. JSTOR, JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/4415940.

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Sonia Gandhi Rahul Gandhi Manmohan Singh Motilal Vora Ghulam Nabi Azad Mallikarjun Kharge M. Karunanidhi M.K. Stalin Lalu Prasad Yadav Tejashwi Yadav E. Ahmed K. M. Mani P. J. Joseph T. J. Chandrachoodan Ajit Singh Jayant Chaudhary Keshav Dev Maurya Mohammad Ayub CP John Anoop Jacob Johnny Nellore Ahmed Patel Madhusudan Mistry Anand Sharma Digvijaya Singh P. Chidambaram

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