TNCC issues showcause notice to MLA

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Congress Committee on Sunday issued a showcause notice to party MLA S Jayapal for indulging in "anti-party activities".

Jayapal has indulged in anti-party activities by deliberately disregarding party rules and disobeying party's direction during Youth Congress elections in Kanyakumari district, TNCC president K V Thangkabalu said.

Stating that this was "prima facie breach of discipline", he asked Jayapal, representing Colachel constituency in Kanyakumari district, to explain immediately why disciplinary action should not be taken against him.

A copy of the showcause notice was circulated to the media.