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Kerala and Cong heave relief sigh

delhi Updated: Mar 23, 2013 01:34 IST
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The return of the Italian marines has come as relief to the Kerala government and the Congress.

The killing of two Indian fishermen by the marines before a crucial bypoll snowballed into a major issue, with the CPM dragging Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s name in it.

Also, the fishermen community — largely Latin Catholic church — is an influential vote bank. On Friday, CM Oommen Chandy praised the Centre for its efforts.

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