Pinarayi Vijayan meets VS Achuthanandan

Saturday, May 21, 2016,10:23 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Chief Minister-designate Pinarayi Vijayan has visited senior party leader VS Achuthanandan in Cantonment House Saturday.

Party Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan was also present when the CPM stalwarts had a brief private meeting.

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Pinarayi said he met VS to seek his advice and share experiences as Chief Minister.

“He’s the last and Communist Chief Minister among us with practical knowledge of the top post. I went to listen to him and learn from his experience,” Pinarayi told reporters.

The CPM State Secretariat Friday elected Pinarayi as the party’s Chief Minister candidate to lead the LDF Government.