Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president Ramesh Chennithala left for New Delhi on Thursday to attend a conclave convened by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. Sources said Mr. Gandhi had convened a conference of Pradesh Congress Committee and Congress Legislature Party leaders as a follow- up to his earlier discussions with All India Congress Committee office-bearers.

The Chief Minister cancelled the Cabinet meeting scheduled for the evening in view of the extended sitting of the State Assembly.

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