Incidentally in the 2016 polls, the then BJP candidate finished second and pushed out the CPI-M to the third place.
"We are confident that we have done well and I was very clear in our strategy that we will not speak anything against our opponents and instead speak on what our plan is for the constituency. Even though I had left this constituency long back, people here knew about me and that has helped me," added Sreedharan.
Meanwhile Palakkad district Congress committee president and also the Palakkad Lok Sabha member V.K. Sreekandan played down the confidence of Sreedharan and said no doubt he is a renowned engineer.
"We also heard that he is going to open an office here. It's good because Indian Railways have announced various projects in Palakkad and his services would be good for that, while the Palakkad legislator's office here would be that of Shafi Parambil," said Sreekandan.
(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
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