Who is VD Satheesan?
VD Satheesan Biography: V. D. Satheesan is an Indian politician from the Indian National Congress serving as Leader Of Opposition in the 15th Kerala Legislative Assembly. He was born on 31 May 1964 in Nettoor, Ernakulam, Kerala, India. He is at present 56 years old. He represents Paravur constituency in Ernakulam district. He also serves as the vice president of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee.
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Congress appoints V D Satheesan as Leader of Opposition in Kerala: After days of deliberations and suspense, the Congress Saturday decided to appoint V D Satheesan as the new Leader of the Opposition in Kerala, ushering in a generational change in the state unit which is battered and bruised by the recent electoral set back.
Satheesan, 56, was elected from Paravur constituency in Ernakulam district for a fifth consecutive term in the Kerala polls. He has served as the vice-president of the state unit and AICC secretary in the past. He was also the president of the PAC and estimate committees in the Assembly’s last term.
This is the first time an Opposition leader will hail from Ernakulam district.
Satheesan replaces veteran Ramesh Chennithala who was the Leader of the Opposition in the last Assembly. The move marks a change of leadership in the legislative ranks of the Congress and the UDF coalition it leads in the House.
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Satheesan was born in a Malayali family to K. Dhamodara Menon and V. Vilasini Amma on 31 May 1964 in Nettoor, Eranakulam. He is married to R. Lakshmi Priya, and the couple has a daughter Unnimaya.
Satheesan was the chairman of Mahatma Gandhi University Union during 1986-1987. He has also seved as the secretary for National Students’ Union. He was elected to the Kerala Legislative Assembly in 2001 when he was practicing as an advocate in the Kerala High Court. In 2006 Kerala Assembly Elections, he won the election in Paravur constituency against KM Dinakaran.
In the next Kerala Legislative Assembly in 2011, he was again elected by defeating Pannyan Raveendran of CPI by 11349 votes. In 2016, he was re-elected as MLA from Paravur Constituency by defeating Sarada Mohan of CPI by a margin of 20,634 votes. In 2021, he was elected to Kerala legislative assembly again for the fifth time from Paravur constituency by defeating M. T. Nixon of CPI by a margin of 21,301 votes. On 22 May 2021, Congress Working Committee declared VD Satheesan as the Leader of the Opposition in the 15th Kerala Legislative Assembly.
|Born||31 May 1964 (age 56) Nettoor, Ernakulam, Kerala, India|
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
|Parents||K. Damodara MenonV. Vilasini Amma|
|Alma mater||Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram|
|Occupation||Politician & Social Worker|
|Known for||Indian national Congress Leader|
VD Satheesan Education
Satheesan completed his primary education from Panangad High School. He completed graduation from Sacred Heart College, and post-graduation from Rajagiri College of Social Sciences. He then completed his LL.B from Trivandrum Kerala Law Academy Law College and LL.M from Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram. For a brief period he practised law in the Kerala High Court.
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Permanent address Paravur (Kerala)
Present address Paravur (Kerala)
Email [email protected]
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Net Worth – ₹4.21 CRORE
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