Didn’t ‘demand’ to rename Sultan Bathery: K Surendran on Wayanad battle, BJP’s Kerala chances

The Kerala BJP chief is in a three-cornered fight with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Left leader Annie Raja.

WrittenBy:NL Team

Contesting against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and CPI’s Annie Raja from Wayanad in Kerala is BJP Kerala state president K Surendran. 

Surendran was recently in the news for his remarks that Sultan Bathery, a town in Wayanad, should be renamed Ganapathyvattom. 

In this interview with Dhanya Rajendran, the Kerala BJP chief talks about why he believes the party has bright chances in the state and why it endorses the movie The Kerala Story. Since man animal conflict is a major issue in Wayanad, Surendran was asked if he would push for amendments in the Wildlife Protection Act which had been a long standing demand of locals and the Kerala government.


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