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UDF confident of winning all 20 Kerala LS seats

IANS  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

The Congress-led in on Monday claimed to be confident of winning all the 20 seats in the state, which went to the polls on April 23.

"It will be 20 out of 20 as we experienced a strong pro-Rahul (Gandhi) wave ever since he decided to contest from Wayanad and also because of an anti-Narendra Modi and anti-feeling among the people," of Opposition said after an UDF meeting here.

Chennithala said they were confident even after Front deleted a million voters from the electoral rolls and committed foul play in the postal ballots of over 56,000 policemen.

"Today I filed a PIL in the High Court seeking intervention in the foul play that has taken place in the police ballots. Front through their officers attached to the pro-Left unions deleted about one million voters. We have asked the Electoral Officer (CEO) to conduct a probe and have also requested all those voters whose names were deleted to file complaint before the "

State said he had urged to analyse CCTV footage of the polling booth at Dharmadam in the district where Minister cast his vote.

It was the first UDF meeting after the death of last month.

Dismissing reports of a power struggle, Chennithala said speculations were unfounded. "There are no issues at all in the party. It's only the media that's trying to create one," said Chennithala, flanked by and next to him at the press briefing.



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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 15:58 IST