ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Defensive Left and Divided Congress


Elections in Kerala have always involved bipolar contests and the anti-incumbency factor is widely expected to favour the opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) this year. But the present election also holds out scope for interesting speculation. With the spectre of infighting still haunting the Congress and the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) confident of its substantial head start, the BJP notwithstanding its almost non-existent presence in the state, could also be expected to spring a few surprises.

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