Kannur: Chief Minister's private secretary and CPM state committee member MV Jayarajan was elected as CPM's Kannur district secretary on Monday. MV Jayarajan is replacing P Jayarajan who is contesting for LS polls from Vadakara constituency. The party informed that the election was unanimous and the meeting was attended by central committee members EP Jayarajan, PK Sreemathi and KK Shylaja.
MV Jayarajan said he has resigned from the post of private secretary to the Chief Minister. A two-time MLA from Edakkad, Jayarajan is considered a staunch loyalist of the official faction of the party.
Meanwhile, P Sasi, former district secretary, who was ousted from the party in 2011 and reinducted in 2018, also participated in the district committee meeting on Monday. He would be managing the electoral campaign of Jayarajan.
Sasi was expelled from the party on the charge of sexual misconduct and P Jayarajan was the district secretary ever since.
According to sources, Sasi would be appointed as the private secretary to the Chief Minister. Earlier, Sasi was the political secretary of EK Nayanar, when the latter was the chief minister.