It was not long before the ties were severed.
''I have decided to continue in the UDF in which I was a partner and worked for it during the past 24 years. I quit the Front for a short period because of certain issues. The issues were now sorted out and no serious differences existed now between us,". This was Mr. Pillai’s statement in the wake of the return. What happened in the few months he was out of UDF is anybody’s guess.
Balakrishna Pillai's Kerala Congress returns to UDF - New kerala.