Staff Reporter

KOZHIKODE: Industries Minister Elamaram Karim inaugurated the trade union conference organised in connection with the State conference of the Kerala Gazetted Officers' Association (KGOA) here on Sunday.

K.N. Mohanan was elected president of the KGOA on Saturday. K. Sivakumar is the general secretary. V.K. Prabhakaran and K.K. Shamala are the vice-presidents. T.S. Raghulal is the treasurer. K. Krishnapanikker, V.M. Devarajan and P. Sajeevkumar are the secretaries.

Cooperation Minister G. Sudhakaran inaugurated the cultural conference in the evening. The cultural conference focussed on the topic `Religious minorities and secularism.'

LDF convener Vaikom Viswan will inaugurate the seminar on the topic `Kerala's development perspective and role of Civil Services' on Monday.