The newly-appointed MLAs in the Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government in Kerala has a record high of three women in the cabinet – J. Chinchu Rani as Minister of Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development; Dr. R Bindu as Higher Education Minister; and Veena George as Health Minister.
Rani is an eminent social and political activist from the state since her youth; and has been actively holding various key positions in the party. She is also currently the Chairperson of Poultry Corporation; President of C Achutha Menon Co-operative Hospital; and the state executive member of CPI national council.
The newly-elected MLA from the Chadayamangalam constituency and cabinet minister draws inspiration from her father who was a well-known local leader of the Communist Party. Watch the video to know more about Rani’s leadership journey.
(Produced and edited by Nang Tanvi)