Ambulance driver becomes Kalikavu panchayat president
Kalikavu: The best possible head for a panchayat is the one who saves many lives every day. Najeeb Babu, who has been an ambulance driver and porter in Kalikavu, has become the new president of Kalikavu panchayat.
Najeeb competed in the local polls from Mele Kalikavu ward, as demanded by the natives. Their support helped Najeeb win the ward which has been represented by CPIM for the past 20 years. He was fielded by the IUML-Congress front and was nominated as the president unanimously.
He is working in the ambulance under the Kalikavu unit of Kerala Vyapari Vyavasayi Ekopana Samithi (KVVES). Najeeb helps patients to get into the ambulance and takes care of them as if a family member, which makes him the pet of the natives. He is also a porter in the Kalikavu junction.
The entire village is rejoicing over the victory of Najeeb. He has a tenure of two years as panchayat president. Najeeb said that he would continue the job of ambulance driver, along with the responsibilities of the head of the panchayat.