Kerala: IUML announces SC lawyer as its RS candidate

Thiruvananthapuram, June 10 The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), an ally in the Congress-led UDF, on Monday decided to field senior Supreme Court lawyer Haris Beeran as its Rajya Sabha candidate.

The elections to three seats of the Rajya Sabha will be held on June 25.

Of the three, two seats will be contested by the ruling Left, while the other seat will be with the Congress-led Opposition, which has been handed over to the IUML.

Announcing the decision here IUML supremo Saddiq Ali Shihab Thangal said the decision to nominate Beeran came after detailed talks within the party.

Later talking to the media persons, Beeran said he has been bestowed with a huge responsibility.

“Since am based in Delhi, I feel a big responsibility has come at a time when the country is passing through a difficult time when our Constitution is in danger. We will be doing our best to see that the Constitution remains intact. We are fighting against CAA which is handled by senior lawyer Kapil Sibal for us,” said Beeran.

Source: IANS

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