V Sasi elected Deputy Speaker of Kerala Assembly

Posted on:29 Jun 2016 17:45:29
V Sasi elected Deputy Speaker of Kerala Assembly
29 June 2016 Current Affairs: CPI's V Sasi was elected as the Deputy Speaker of the 14th Kerala Assembly.

While Sasi polled 90 votes, opposition UDF candidate I C Balakrishnan garnered 45 votes in the voting held in the assembly.

Four members were absent, including BJP's lone member O Rajagopal, and one vote was declared invalid.Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan did not exercise his franchise.

Sasi, the two-time MLA from Chirayankeezhu constituency in the Assembly, was earlier a member of the Travancore Devaswom Board.

The CPI(M) headed LDF has a strength of 92 in the 141 member Assembly, including the nominated Anglo-Indian member, John Fernandez.

Congress led UDF has 47 members, BJP has one and P C George is an Independent MLA.

V Sasi  : He belongs to Communist Party of India and represents Chirayinkeezhu constituency. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of National Textile Corporation and Coir Board, Kerala.He is Chairman, Kerala Agriculture Workers Welfare Fund Board (2006-2009).He also Member of Travancore Deveaswom Board.

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