Palakkad, Nov 5 (UNI) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Kerala president K Muraleedharan today said his party will not suffer a setback even if leaders like Mr K Karunakaran left it.
Talking to newspersons here, he said Mr Karunakaran would not join the Congress unless he was invited by the top brass. Even if he goes, the NCP would not suffer anything and the party would remain a force to reckon with in the state politics, he added.
Mr Muraleedharan said everything would become clear after the party's leadership meeting in Thiruvananthapuram on November 7.
He said the party was not for any alliance with any front.
The present controversy was kicked off by Mr Karunakaran himself by signalling his ''wish'' to return to the Congress. He had said the Congress was the number one political party in the country and it could counter the regional political bigwigs, who were using pressure tactics to derail development.