Congress chief Sonia Gandhi sets up state election committee which includes several former Union ministers, ahead of the upcoming Kerala assembly polls. Assembly elections in Kerala are likely to be held in May.
The election committee includes former chief minister Oomen Chandy, Kerala party chief Mullapally Ramachandran, former Union minister A K Antony and leader of opposition in the Kerala assembly Ramesh Chennithala.
Senior party leaders K C Venugopal, P C Chacko and K Suresh have also been included in the 40-member committee. Former Union ministers Vayalar Ravi, K V Thomas, Shashi Tharoor and former Rajya Sabha deputy chairman P J Kurien are also part of the panel.
The four ex-officio members of the committee include the Kerala Youth Congress chief, Mahila Congress chief and Kerala Students’ Union chief.