Thiruvananthapuram: The lot has now fallen for late Assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan’s son K S Sabarinathan as the UDF has finalized the latter as their candidate in Aruvikkara by-election. The decision was announced by KPCC president V M Sudheeran here Saturday.
Karthikeyan’s wife Sulekha was reluctant to enter the fray despite repeated attempts by Congress leaders including CM Oommen Chandy, KPCC president V M Sudheeran which wayled to Sabarinathan’s nomination.
The 31-year-old Sabarinathan is a senior manager of a Tata Group firm in Mumbai. Sabarinathan, who did his schooling from Loyola School, Thiruvananthapuram, holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and MBA. He was active in KSU during college life.
Responding to the decision, Sabarinathan said that he would do his level best to serve the people of Aruvikkara. The constituency was represented by his father for 24 years.