The government welcomed the decision by the Chief Election Officer, Meena Tikaram. The government has not officially announced the decision. Tikaram Meena said the letter would be handed over to the Central Election Commission once it is received.
The Central Election Commission will soon be informed of the sentiment of the all-party meeting that the by-election should be abandoned. Scanner, Kuttanad election earlier that he was no longer needed. Tikaram Meena said he would re-inform the Central Election Commission of his views if necessary.
Of Kuttanad, leaders had ignored the byelection scanner. The majority opinion in the meeting was that there should be no by-elections. Recommended to be informed of a meeting of the Central Election Commission chief Vijayan informed media. The demand to extend the local body elections was also raised at the meeting. However, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in the meeting that the elections could not be extended indefinitely. The decision can be taken after discussions with the State Election Commission. By law, the administration can appoint officials for up to six months.