Thiruvananthapuram: C Muhammed Faizy has been elected as the state haj committee chairman. The first meeting of the haj committee presided by minister K T Jaleel elected the new chairman.
C Muhammed Faizy is the state secretary for Kerala Muslim Jamath and secretary of Markaz. He is a native of Pannur, Koduvally.
Karat Rasak suggested his name to the office of chairman and he was supported by Muhammed Kazim Koya.
The 16 member haj committee includes two ex-officio members.