KOZHIKODE: C.K. Saseendran, who led agitations for rights of farmhands and tribal people, has been elected secretary of the Wayanad district committee of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M). The CPI(M) district conference held at Panamaram also elected a 27-member district committee and nine delegates for the party State conference. The party leadership said the elections were unanimous. Saseendran takes over the post from P.A. Mohammed who was secretary of the CPI(M) in Wayanad for nearly two-and-a-half decades. — Special Correspondent