Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Jan. 4 -- : Senior Kerala Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala on Monday alleged that there was "a secret pact" between CPM and BJP in local body elections.

Chennithala told reporters that a lot of analysis on results is coming out after local body elections and accused the ruling LDF of misleading people about the result.

"The research wing of KPCC conducted a detailed study and reported 2,12,73,413 people voted in the gram panchayat, municipality and Municipal Corporation this time. Of these, 74,58,516 voted for the UDF and 74,37,786 for the Left Front. The UDF got 35.06 per cent of the vote while the Left Front got 34.96 per cent," Chennithala said.

He alleged that the Kerala government was "steeped in corr...