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‘Constantly insulted’; Kerala Congress (M) files complaint with police against Joseph faction

Kottayam: The dispute between the Kerala Congress and the Jose K. Mani faction after the assembly elections has come to light. The war of words between the two factions started shortly after the Kerala Congress (M) left the UDF and joined the Left Front. The Kerala Congress did not get the expected result when the Jose K. Mani faction did well in the elections. The clash on social media intensified after the Kerala Congress took up arms against the stand taken by the government advocate in the Supreme Court in the assembly bribery case. ‘Media One’ reported that the Kerala Congress (M) had lodged a complaint with the police against the backdrop of strong allegations on social media.

Jose filed a complaint with the police

The Jose K. Mani faction has lodged a complaint with the police against the Kerala Congress, alleging that it is constantly defaming them through social media. The complaint alleges that he was constantly insulted through social media. Police have registered a case against the Kerala Congress MLA. At the same time, the PJ Joseph faction alleges that the Jose K. Mani faction is trying to defame it through social media.

Incidents leading to allegations

While the Kerala Congress (M) did well in the Assembly elections, the PJ Joseph faction defended itself. Mons Joseph – With the Francis George faction splitting and coming to power, Joseph is facing a serious internal crisis in the Kerala Congress. These situations were taken up by pro-Jose K. Mani faction social media groups. However, with the defeat of the Kerala Congress candidate in the by-elections in Kottayam district too, Joseph’s supporters and UDF activists came out and mocked the Jose K. Mani faction. In the by-election held in the 14th ward of Elikulam panchayath, the Jose faction candidate lost. Following this, the clash intensified on social media. Earlier, the state government advocate had made a reference in the Supreme Court in the Assembly bribery case.

The Joseph faction claims to be hiding the truth

The Joseph faction came out against the Jose K. Mani faction after the dispute on social media became a police case. The abuses on social media are carried out by the Jose faction. They also alleged that he was deliberately hiding the truth. However, Kerala Congress (M) chairman Jose K Mani is yet to comment on the issue.

Alleged on social media for the defeat?

The Kerala Congress (M) is of the view that the defeat in the elections was due to fake propaganda and defamatory posts on social media. The Jose K Mani faction alleges that UDF leaders and the PJ Joseph faction are behind the allegations. Opposition on social media has intensified, citing some recent political interventions and controversies. With this, the Jose K. Mani faction decided to lodge a complaint with the police.