The man who could be CM: What makes K C Venugopal so important in Congress

He belongs to Kerala’s Kannur district (in the north) but has been elected several times, both to the Assembly and the Lok Sabha, from Alleppey in the south of the state. A nice Nair boy who has a master’s degree in mathematics, he could have got any job he wanted. But he opted for politics. And though his Hindi is a bit wobbly, he was the general secretary dispatched to sort out the recent Congress mess in Rajasthan. At a meeting of top leaders of the party, he said what he thought of them quite bluntly, apparently secure in the confidence that Those Who Matter would back him. Tha.....

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