MB Rajesh and AN Shamseer. Photo: Mathrubhumi Archives
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala assembly speaker MB Rajesh will replace MV Govindan in the state cabinet, hints reports. CPM state secretariat took the decision at a meeting held here on Friday.
It is learnt that MB Rajesh will handle excise and local self-government departments which were under MV Govindan. AN Shamseer will be appointed as the new speaker.
According to reports, MV Govindan who got appointed as state CPM secretary will resign from the cabinet soon.
MB Rajesh (51) won the assembly elections from Thrithala constituent after defeating UDF candidates PC Vishnunath by 96 votes.
CPM MLA Shamseer was elected to the assembly from Thalassery constituency.