"Metro Man" E Sreedharan will be party’s chief minister face in Kerala. ’s Sreedharan officially joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Kerala in the presence of Union Minister RK Singh at Changaramkulam's 'Vijaya Yatra' in February 25. Kerala is set to go to polls on April 6, with the results to be announced on May 2.
On February 25, addressing a rally in the Malappuram district, Sreedharan said it is one of the greatest moments in his life. He also thanked Surendran for giving him an opportunity to work for the BJP. Previously, he had said that he was open to chief ministership if BJP comes to power in Kerala, in an interview with PTI. Strategising BJP's rule, he said that the focus of the saffron party will be to remove Kerala from the debt trap, develop infrastructure. Moreover, he said that he was not interested in governorship as he won't be able to contribute to state in such a 'constitutional' position with no powers at all.