Janadhipathya Kerala Congress
ChairpersonDr. K.C. Joseph
FounderK Francis George
Founded9 March 2016; 8 years ago (2016-03-09)
Split fromKerala Congress (M)
HeadquartersNear Jawahar Balbhavan, Building No. 641, Ward No. 21, Kottayam Municipality, District – Kottayam, Kerala.
Student wingJanadhipathiya Kerala Students Congress
Youth wingJanadhipathiya Kerala Youthfront
Political positionCenter-left
ECI StatusRegistered-Unrecognized
AllianceLeft Democratic Front (LDF)
Seats in Kerala Legislative Assembly
1 / 140
Number of states and union territories in government
1 / 31

Janadhipathya Kerala Congress also known as Democratic Kerala Congress is a political party in Kerala. It was formed on 9 March 2016, through a split from the Kerala Congress (M)[1]


On 2016 before Kerala Assembly elections a fight occurs in Kerala Congress (M) about seats and where who contest LDF used this opportunity and splits Kerala Congress (M). several P.J Joseph supporters left the party because they felt everyone with joseph is sidelined. politicians Included K Francis George, K. C. Joseph, P. C. Joseph and Antony Raju Left Kerala Congress (M) looking better Chances.

However All of them wanted KC(J) as their new party's abbreviation and purposed Kerala Congress (Janadhipathyam) as name. However Election Commission Give JKC as their abbreviation and Janadhipathya Kerala Congress as their Name.

K Francis George elected as Chairman Of the Party . and contested on 2016 assembly elections but they didn't win any seats.

On 2019 K Francis George left party and joined Kerala Congress. On 14 March 2020, Dr. K. C. Joseph was elected[2] as the new chairman of Janadhipathya Kerala Congress. They decided to stay with the LDF. [3]

Minister from Janadhipathya Kerala Congress


  1. ^ "Another political party in Kerala: Janadhipathya Kerala Congress". thenewsminute.com. 9 March 2016.
  2. ^ "KC Joseph elected chairman of democratic Kerala Congress". www.newindianexpress.com.
  3. ^ "Janadhipathya Kerala Congress splits; KC Joseph faction to remain in LDF". newindianexpress.com.