Thiruvananthapuram | Left Democratic Front candidate and former Kerala Assembly Speaker, M Vijaykumar (CPI-M), today filed his nomination papers for the June 27 Aruvikkara bypoll.
Vijaykumar, who filed three set of nomination papers, came with central committee member E P Jayarajan and other party leaders, and submitted his papers to the chief election officer, officials said.
The election was necessitated following the death of former speaker, G Karthikeyan. Congress-led UDF has fielded Karthikeyan’s younger son K S Sabarinath as its candidate, while BJP’s candidate is former Union Minister, O Rajagopal.
The last date for filing nominations is June 10.
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