MM Mani (left), daughter Sathi Kunjumon (right) | Photo: Mathrubhumi
Rajakkad: Sathi Kunjumon, daughter of Minister MM Mani, who contested as LDF candidate won the local body election from ward 7 of Rajakkad panchayat here. UDF's Ambika Shaji was Sathi’s opponent in the fray.
This was the third time Sathi is contesting the LSG polls. She had been the panchayat committee member twice and is presently the Rajakkad panchayat president.
For the past two elections, she had contested from ward 5, NR City where here residence is included. But this time, she contested from ward 7.
Sathi’s husband VA Kunjumon is the president of the Rajakkad cooperative bank and CPM district committee member.
Mani’s younger daughter Suma Surendran had been the panchayat president at Rajakkad’s neighbouring panchayat Rajamukari.