Saritha S Nair filed nomination from Ernakulam constituency to contest as an independent candidate against Hibi Eden.
She considers her candidature as a way to protest against accused UDF candidate and to give a message to the public.
“Some candidates who are accused in cases are contesting in the elections.In our country,people who have political hold can contest in polls even if they are booked in any case.If they can contest,I am also eligible to contest in the polls.I wish to give a message to the public through my candidature,”Saritha said to media.
“I never wished to take a seat in the Lok Sabha.It is just a protest against such accused people who are entering the fray,”she added.
Saritha S Nair was an accused in the Solar scam and she alleges that many political leaders sexually assaulted and misused her while she was working for solar including Ommen Chandy,MM Hassan,KC Venugopal and Hibi Eden.