MLA AN Shamseer was elected because the twenty fourth Speaker of Kerala Legislative Meeting right now.
Mr Shamseer changed MB Rajesh, who resigned not too long ago, after the ruling Communist Get together of India (Marxist) determined to make the latter a minister within the Left authorities.
Mr Shamseer, 45, has been representing Thalassery constituency since 2016.
Within the election that passed off within the morning, Mr Shamseer bought 96 votes whereas opposition Congress candidate Anwar Sadath acquired 40 votes within the 140-member Meeting.
After Deputy Speaker Chittayam Gopakumar introduced the winner, AN Shamseer was led to the dias by the Chief Minister and the Chief of Opposition.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief of Opposition VD Satheesan, CPI chief E Chandrashekharan, Indian Union Muslim League chief PK Kunhalikutty made congratulatory speeches after the election.
Chief Minister Vijayan mentioned the brand new Speaker, who comes from a household which was affected by the Thalassery riots prior to now, understands the values of secularism.
“He entered politics via the coed organisation. He was the primary union chairman of Kannur College. He was within the management of the SFI and the DYFI for an extended interval. He has a masters diploma in anthropology and legislation. He has proven us that lecturers and politics could be pursued collectively,” Mr Vijayan mentioned.
The Chief Minister additionally identified that there are 31 members within the present Meeting from the age group of 27 and 48.
“Because of this this Meeting is mostly younger and when an individual from that age group turns into the Speaker, we anticipate that power will replicate in all elements of the Home,” Mr Vijayan added.
Congratulating Mr Shamseer, Congress chief Satheesan mentioned the Speaker has a duty of upholding the legacy of the Home which has a distinction of holding essentially the most variety of classes within the nation.
Mr Satheesan mentioned the United Democratic Entrance (UDF) expects the Speaker to uphold and shield the rights of the opposition.
Each the Chief Minister and the Chief of Opposition congratulated Mr Rajesh on changing into a state minister.
They each appreciated Mr Rajesh’s efforts in sustaining the enterprise of the Home in an environment friendly method.
Mr Shamseer was elected because the state secretary of SFI in 2008 and later as its all-India Joint Secretary. He was additionally the state president of the DYFI.
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