KERALA

DCC chief assumes office

NEW ROLE: New Ernakulam District Congress Committee president V.J. Paulose being congratulated by party leaders on his assuming office in the city on Saturday. UDF convener P.P. Thankachan, outgoing DCC president K.P. Dhanapalan, and MLAs K. Babu, V .D. Satheesan and K.V. Thomas, are seen. - Photo: Vipinchandran