KERALA

I discussed party affairs with Sonia: Vakkom

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM OCT. 26. The Speaker, Vakkom Purushothaman, has said that he discussed party affairs during his meeting with the AICC president, Sonia Gandhi, in New Delhi on Saturday.

Talking to reporters on his arrival at the Thiruvananthapuram airport today, he said that "naturally, the topic of party crisis in the State unit came up for discussion during the meeting''.

He said he wished that the present crisis in the party should end.

Asked whether he would be a compromise candidate for the post of Chief Minister to resolve the crisis, he said that the question did not arise.

Mr. Purushothaman said that he was not aware of the move to issue show cause notices to some party leaders in the State. - PTI

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