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Janata Dal (United) likely to return to LDF

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

(United) in Kerala, led by M P Veerendra Kumar, is likely to return to the ruling CPI(M)-led as a general consensus in this regard was reached at a party meeting here today.

A meeting of the of the JDU here today and disucssed the proposal to join hands with the

There was a consenus in the meeting for JD(U) to move to the LDF, party sources said.

The state unit felt that was more effective in countering communal forces in kerala, the sources added.

The led state unit had broken away after and chief minister, joined

JD(U) state M P Veerendra Kumar, who resigned from the last month, also attended the meeting.

The is meeting here tomorrow to take a final decision, the sources added.

Kumar had joined the led after snapping ties with the over differences with CPI(m) on Kozhikode Lok sabha seat in 2009.

Meanwhile, convenor P P Thankachan criticised the JD(U) move,while CPI(M) Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, said the LDF's doors will not be shut.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 19:55 IST