The final list is due to be out on March 10

Actors Jagadish and Siddique likely Congress candidates in Assembly polls
news Polls 2016 Tuesday, March 08, 2016 - 11:43

Popular Malayai actors Jagadish and Siddique are likely to make it to the final list of the Congress candidates due to be out on March 10. Kerala is all set to face the assembly polls on May 16.

Both the actors are said to enjoy support at the grassroot levels and are reportedly considered as sure winners by the party.

Jagadish is likely to enter the Congress electoral fray to take on fellow actor and thrice-elected legislator KB Ganesh Kumar in the Pathanapuram assembly constituency.

Party sources say that Siddique is being considered for the Aroor constituency in Alapuzha, though nothing has been finalized yet.

There seems to be some opposition against Siddique's candidature  from the local leaders who prefer to have an Aroor native as their candidate rather than an outsider. Siddique is from Edavanakkad in Ernakulam.

Both the actors have publicly associated with the ruling UDF on quite a few occasions thereby fuelling further rumours on their possible candidature for the upcoming elections in the state.

KPCC is now waiting for the stamp of approval on the draft list -which apparently includes both their names- by the party high command. 

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