All the four candidates were failed to gather 75% of the vote
of the association members in four round elections.
Fr. Kuriakose Edavazhikal bagged only 137,159,159 & 172 respectively
in four rounds.
Fr. C.T. Kurian positioned second with 75,107 & 108 respectively in
Fr. M.M. Kuriakose & Fr. Kuriakose Kolathu were unable to reach the
According to the constitution, the metropolitan candidate must have
75 % vote of the assembled members of the association.
267 association members were participated in the meeting, and 2
members abstained from the fourth round of voting.
Association president Fr. C.K Mathew preside the meeting at
Chingavanam Mar Aprem Seminary on 1st July 2003.