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Kerala Congress defends under fire Antony

IANS  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

The on Monday defended Working Committee (CWC) member and former A.K. Antony, who drew flak from media users and sections of the for the party's dismal show in the recently-held Lok Sabha elections.

of Opposition in the state took to to say that it was wrong to find fault with Antony.

"Antony is one who conducts himself in the most appropriate manner by upholding morality in public life. Those who are trying to blame Antony are those who do not wish to see the return to its past glory.

"No would ever agree that the blame be put on the shoulders of one person, and if it happens, the real reason for the party's defeat will never come out," the senior Congress said.

Antony has been blamed on for misleading Congress The onlne critics have also blamed the Congress veteran for certain decisions of the party in such as naming the

B.S. Shiju, who heads the Congress-backed Malayalam television channel Jaihind TV, said that it was wrong to target Antony alone for the Congress' poor performance in the Lok Sabha elections.

"Some vested interest are behind this smear campaign and the party should conduct a probe into this," Shiju said in a post.



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First Published: Mon, June 10 2019. 19:22 IST