The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), the second biggest ally of the Congress-led United Democratic Front government in Kerala, on Saturday announced its decision to field sitting MPs from two seats for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
Kunhalikutty, a former state minister, contested from Malappuram following the sudden demise of sitting member E. Ahamed in 2017. He won a huge victory then, and this time is facing young Communist Party of India-Marxist candidate and All India Students' Federation of India President V.P. Sanu, who is having his first outing in an election.
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