Thrissur, Apr 2: Ending the uncertainity prevailed over the last few days, actor and Rajya Sabha MP Suresh Gopi’s name has been cleared by the central leadership as BJP’s candidate for Thrissur Parliamentary constituency. Earlier, BJDS nominee Tushar Vellappalli’s name was decided forThrissur, but after his shift to Wayanad to fight against Congress President Rahul Gandhi from there,necessitated a new candidate.
Suresh Gopi is presently a member of Rajya Sabha and his name had been considered earlier to contest from Thiruvanamthapuram, Attingal and even Wayanad. BJP is considering Thrissur as a possible winning constituency and and so the party had chosen the highly popular actor turned politician candidate.He is expected to file his nomination papers after visting Guruvayur temple tomorrow. (UNI)