Kozhikode is gearing up for its first state conference of the Kerala Pravasi Association (KPA) in the month of August 2023. Ahead of this, district meetings were held by being held by KPA National Chairman Shri. Rajendran Vellapalath, National President Mrs. Ashwani Nambarambath, Secretary Shri. Besides Jerry Raju, other leaders and over 400 delegates.
The Kannur District Conference was held at Payyambalam Krishna Auditorium on April 30. The event highlighted three core resolutions, that were discussed and passed in the district conference.
These include comprehensive development of Kozhikode district, tourism sector of the district, development matters of Kozhikode including Grasim Company land dispute, scientific waste disposal, problems of farmers especially coconut farmers and other issues of NRI malayalees.
The KPA is making a systematic effort to launch its presence in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and become a decisive force in the assembly through the 2026 assembly elections. KPA’s stand against bandhs, hartals and violent protests that make people’s lives miserable has already become the talk of Kerala politics.
The party under its slogan, “Self-sufficient Kerala through expatriates” has constructed houses through its “Ayiram Veedu” project, for two families belonging to the poor and economically backward community. The party is focused on increasing the inflow of youth members through such schemes.
Kerala Pravasi Association National Council Member Mrs. Beena Sunil, Kannur District President Mr. Muhammad Iqbal, Secretary Mr. Rupesh Pullanjiothan and Treasurer Mr. Manoj Mathew also attended the press conference.