The Left Democratic Front (LDF) State committee has announced a blockade of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy from October 1demanding his resignation in connection with the solar scam. LDF convenor Vaikkom Viswan told reporters here that the committee, which met here on Thursday, decided to strengthen the ongoing agitation and conduct a rally headed by its State leaders. Details of the rally would be worked out at the LDF State committee meeting on October 1.

The LDF committees from the booth to the district level would chalk out the plan next month.

The committee passed resolutions against “the failure of the State government’s market intervention efforts, lapses in implementing the Kuttanand and Idukki packages and the move to start the Palakkad railway coach factory with private participation.”