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IUML fields 2 sitting Lok Sabha members

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The (IUML), the second biggest ally of the Congress-led government in Kerala, on Saturday announced its decision to field sitting MPs from two seats for the upcoming polls.

IUML supremo told the media here that P.will contest from the Malappuram seat and E.from the Ponnani seat.

Kunhalikutty, a former state minister, contested from Malappuram following the sudden demise of sitting member in 2017. He won a huge victory then, and this time is facing young candidate and All Students' Federation of V.P. Sanu, who is having his first outing in an election.

Basheer, also a former state minister, had won from Ponnani in 2009 and 2014. This time he is pitted against Left-supported P.V. Anwar, a sitting

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First Published: Sat, March 09 2019. 14:20 IST
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