Johnys P Stephen, 22, had gained within the the just lately concluded native physique elections in Kerala by a margin of 194 votes out of a complete of 675 votes.
December 25, 2020 / 09:45 PM IST
Johnys P Stephen, 22, one among India’s youngest panchayat presidents (Image: Facebook)
Johnys P Stephen, previously an internet movie reviewer, has turn out to be one among India’s youngest panchayat presidents. All of twenty-two, Stephen is a final year student pursuing MA in English Literature at Bengaluru’s Christ Deemed-to-be-University, reported the Indian Express.
He is now making ready himself to turn out to be the president of Kerala’s Uzhavoor panchayat on December 30, the place he was elected to energy as an impartial candidate. Stephen had gained within the the just lately concluded native physique elections in Kerala by a margin of 194 votes out of a complete of 675 votes.
With the assist of the One India One Pension’ (OIOP) group, he was capable of defeat the nominees of the Left Democratic Front (LDF), the United Democratic Front (UDF), and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Areekkara – Uzhavoor’s fourth ward.
According to a report by The News Minute, Stephen will occupy the position of panchayat president for two and a half years. He was approached by members of each the most important entrance of Kerala and determined to hitch UDF after consulting OIOP. As per their settlement, a UDF candidate will take over for the remainder of the five-year time period.
Speaking about his plans for the ward, the 22-year-old chief mentioned: “For me, women, children and the elderly are most important. I will ensure that the funds of the panchayat reach them without fail… Presently, we do not have a place where the elders can assemble and intermingle. That gap will be bridged.”
The younger panchayat president needs to finish his grasp’s diploma earlier than beginning preparations for cracking the civil service exams.