CPI(M) standing committee members at Chovvannur grama panchayat, who were elected with the support of the BJP, will resign from the posts, CPI(M) Kunnamkulam area secretary M. Balaji has said.

He told mediapersons that Sunita Sivaraman and Sajini Preman, who were elected for the development standing committee and welfare standing committee respectively, would quit their posts.

He claimed that BJP members had voted for the CPI(M) candidates without the CPI(M)'s knowledge.

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