P N Narendranathan Nair has been elected president of the Nair Service Society (NSS). His election comes in the wake of the demise of P K Narayana Panicker. Mr. Nair was elected at the emergency meeting of the NSS director board held late Wednesday night.
Mr Nair was serving as the NSS treasurer for the past seven years. The director board also elected M Sasikumar as the new treasurer in place of Mr Nair. According to NSS general secretary G Sukumaran Nair, the new arrangement would continue till the next general body.
Mr Narendranathan Nair who belongs to Payyanamon Pulimoottil House at Konni in Pathanamthitta district, started his career as an officer in the Law Department and later became munsiff. He retired as Principal District Judge, Thiruvananthapuram in 1987.
He started his active association with the NSS as the vice president of Pathanamthitta NSS Thaluk Union. Later he became the thaluk union president and a member of the NSS director board. Mr Nair was also acting as the additional legal advisor to NSS and was a key aid to former president Narayana Panicker in the legal cases on Mandal Commission and reservation issues taken up by the NSS.