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'LDF voters will back UDF'

Some LDF voters would vote for the UDF in the LS polls in Kerala realising Congress' crucial role to put a secular government in place in the centre, CM AK Antony said.
PTI | By Press Trust of India, Alappuzha, Kerala
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2004 08:03 PM IST

A section of traditional LDF supporters would vote for the UDF in the Lok Sabha polls in Kerala realising the crucial role of the Congress to put a secular government in place, Chief Minister AK Antony said here on Friday.

Addressing a press meet as his 'Navothana Yatra' entered his home district of Alappuzha, Antony said Congress alone was in a position to unseat the BJP at the Centre.

Realising the changed political scenario, a section of those who had traditionally supported the Left parties would this time help the UDF, he said.

At Mullakkal, Antony urged the electorate of Alappuzha to re-elect Congress candidate VM Sudheeran to enable him to complete the developmental schemes initiated by him to regain the past glory of the town, described as 'Venice of the East.'

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