Kottayam: The Jose K Mani faction of Kerala Congress has been ousted from the United Democratic Front (UDF).
The UDF took the stringent action after the Jose faction refused to resign the Kottayam district panchayat president post even after a direction from the UDF.
There was a huge dispute over who should be the President of the Kerala Congress post the death of K M Mani. The dispute was severe during the by-election in Pala. Finally, UDF came into power in Pala.