Senior CPM leader and Kerala Health Minister P K Sreemathi daughter-in law Dhanya V Nair has been promoted to the post of Minister’s( mother in law) additional personal assistant . She was promoted after her two year glorious service as cook of minister Sreemathi. She is now eligible for pension for rest of her life. This promotion also effects some fringe benefits such as monthly salary the daughter-in-law’s salary has been increased to the scale of 10,790-18,000 from a cook’s scale of Rs 4,300-5,930.
The post was vacated by Jijinth Raj, Sreemathi’s nephew and the son of another senior CPM leader, E P Jayarajan. Jijinth Raj got a job abroad…..
The minister was not available for comment as she was on an official tour to the Gulf.
Its amusing how CPM who considers themselves as Doyens of women liberation has no qualms appointing their Daughter in law as cook and personal assistant!!!