COVID-19 Positive LDF Councillor Jayachandran Nair Sworn In Wearing PPE Kit In Kerala

December 21, 2020 0 By boss

S Jayachandran Nair raises his hand for greetings after taking oath in PPE kit


Left Democratic Front (LDF) councillor Jayachandran Nair, elected from Kudappanakunnu ward in Thiruvananthapuram corporation, was sworn in wearing a PPE kit on Monday as he has tested COVID-19 positive.

Jayachandran Nair has tested COVID-19 positive and is undergoing treatment. His swearing in ceremony took place after all other members were sworn in. A total of 100 members are in Thiruvananthapuram corporation.

On December 16, LDF won a majority in the Thiruvananthapuram corporation.

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan congratulated him, saying that the LDF has won a comprehensive victory in the local body polls held in the state.


The Kerala local body polls were held in three phases. The first phase saw a turnout of 73.12 per cent, while the second phase saw 76.78 and the third and final phase 78.64 per cent.

A total of 21,893 wards in 1,200 local self-governing bodies, including six corporations, 941 village panchayats, 14 district panchayats and 87 municipalities went to the polls in on December 8, 10 and 14.

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