The decision was taken at the state committee meeting held on Tuesday. State president S Satheesh presided over the meeting. Sanoj is currently the state joint secretary and central committee member of DYFI. He is a former Kannur district secretary of DYFI and SFI state vice-president.
Former state secretary AA Rahim was elected as the national president of the organisation recently. Muhammed Riyas, the former national president was inducted into the cabinet of Pinarayi Vijayan in May this year which necessitated the change of guard.