Kerala polls 2016: UDF candidate feels he is unfit, withdraws from election fray

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Thiruvananthapuram, April 7: RSP's KM Noordeen withdrew his name as the United Democratic Front (UDF) candidate from Kaipamangalam constituency in Thrissur district of Kerala on Thursday. He said a sudden realisation of his worthiness to contest the May 16 polls made him take the decision.

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Noordeen contested the 2014 Lok Sabha election as an AAP candidate from Chalakudy but lost to actor Innocent. He resigned later and joined the Congress-led UDF which has been ruling the southern state for the last five years.

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His sudden pull-out will create fresh concerns for the ruling alliance which is already having a lot of challenges including a strong anti-incumbency and dissent within its ranks over selection of candidates for the upcoming polls.

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