Adv P S Sreedharan Pillai, Kerala BJP’s New Skipper
         Date: 01-Aug-2018



Adv P S Sreedharan Pillai has been appointed state president of BJP Kerala. He succeeds Kummanam Rajasekharan, who resigned the party post to take over as the Governor of Missoram. Earlier he had led the state unit from 2003 – 2006. He is a leading lawyer in Kerala with roaring practice and was the Assistant Solicitor General in Kerala High Court from 2001 to 2003.

 
Sreedharan Pillai is a well known writer and poet with more than 105 books to his credit; three of them are compilations of his poems. The subjects he handles vary from politics to economics to legal and social matters. He writes regular columns in various newspapers and periodicals. He is also known as a decent debater in channel discussions. Obviously he commands respects and affection cutting across party, caste and religious lines. He maintains excellent friendships with leaders and leading lights of all political parties, media houses, religious institutions, etc. He is the founder and office bearer of various cultural and sports bodies. ‘Vigil Human Rights’ is one among them.

During his stint as the state president BJP bagged record votes compared to the previous years. When he was partyprabhari for Lakshaddeep he organised powerful unit in the islands with 100 % Muslim population. And, NDA bagged the Lok Sabha seat from there in 2004. NDA candidate defeated P M Sayeed who has been winning from there since 1967. Now, the elevation of Adv Pillai is a real morale booster for the party leaders and rank and file when the 2019 general election is round the corner.