As per the reports of Khaleej times, a case has been filed against Kerala BJP chief K. Surendran, for allegedly trying to pressurize and threaten a candidate from withdrawing his nomination in the Manjeswaram assembly constituency in the April 6 state elections.
It further informed that the complaint was filed by V.V. Rameshan, the CPI (M) candidate who contested against Surendran. Rameshan also claimed that the BJP had paid him Rs250,000 and also a mobile phone as a ‘bribe’ to withdraw from the contest.
Sundara, an independent, had earlier announced that he would contest as a Bahujan Samaj Party candidate, but later withdrew his nomination and extended support to the BJP.