Staff Reporter

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Independent candidate for the Thiruvananthapuram West constituency T. Saratchandra Prasad has denied that he is seeking the support of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Mr. Prasad told reporters here on Thursday that he had sought the votes of people belonging to all parties, but had never met the BJP leaders seeking support. Regarding BJP national secretary L. Ganesan's statement that the party was supporting him, Mr. Prasad said that he has never been to the BJP office or met the leaders seeking their support.