Malappuram: Muslim League leader P K Kunhalikutty, who is the UDF candidate for the April 12 by poll to the Malappuram lok sabha constituency, on Monday filed his nominations papers for the election.
IUML's National General Secretary, P K Kunhalikutty filed the papaers before district Collector Amit meena at the Collectorate in the presence of IUML Malappuram district president Sadiq Ali Shihab Thangal, E T Muhammed Basheer MP, former minister and Congress leader Aryadan Muhammed, and DCC president V V Prakash.
DYFI leader M B Faizal is the CP-M led LDF candidate while the BJP has fielded N Sreeprakash in Malappuram.
The by poll was necessitated following the death of 78-year-old former union minister E Ahamed, who passed away on February 1.
Kunhalikutty is member of the State Assembly from Vengara.