In key post

THE CONVENER of the Panchayati-Raj Committee of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee, Peelipose Thomas, was appointed as member of the State Planning Board recently.

A leading lawyer at the Pathanamthitta bar, Mr. Peelipose is at present the president of the Pathanamthitta District Co-operative Bank, besides being an AICC member.

He has been a key political strategist of the Congress in south and central Kerala during the general elections over the past one decade.

Mr. Peelipose was also the chairman of the Kerala University Union and the president of the Kerala Co-operative Consumers' Federation. He was the District Congress Committee president in Pathanamthitta for 12 years.

By Radhakrishnan Kuttoor

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