Thiruvananthapuram: Arya Rajendran, a 21-year-old BSc scholar who efficiently contested the latest civic polls, is about to change into the following Mayor of Thiruvananthapuram, CPI(M), sources stated on Friday. She would be the youngest Mayor of the nation, and with this the occasion management is anticipating to have extra educated ladies into the management function.
She is a first-time councillor from Mudavanmugal division of Thiruvananthapuram company. Arya Rajendran is a BSc Arithmetic scholar and is the occasion’s Chala space committee member.
The occasion has received 51 seats within the 100-member council within the not too long ago concluded native physique elections. The BJP with 35 seats is the primary opposition. The Congress-led UDF was relegated to the third place with 10 councillors. There are 4 impartial councillors within the company.
The CPi(M) had projected former chairperson of the Well being standing Committee Pushpalatha, Academics union chief A.G. Olena and Jameela Sreedharan as their Mayor candidates. Whereas Pushplatha and Olena misplaced within the elections, the occasion most well-liked 21-year-old Arya Rajendran over Jameela Sreedharan, who’s a retired authorities worker.
The title of 23-year-old first time councillor from Vanchiyoor division, Gayatri Babu had additionally come up through the dialogue, however Arya was given the inexperienced sign as she is the state president of the “Balasangam”, the occasion’s youngsters’s wing and likewise the CPI(M) space committee member.
Arya Rajendran, whereas talking to the media individuals, stated, “It’s the decision of the party and I abide by it. During the elections, people preferred me as I am a student and the public wanted their representative to be well educated. I will continue my education and will discharge my duties as a Mayor.”
(With IANS Inputs)