THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Mr K. S. Sabarinathan, 31, was waiting to respond to the camera crew at his home at ‘Abhayam’ by the time PCC chief V. M. Sudheeran announced his candidature at the KPCC office, a stone’s throw from the late Speaker G. Karthikeyan’s home. The UDF’s mantle fell on the bespectacled Sabarinathan after his mother Dr. M. T. Sulekha refused to enter the fray.
An alumnus of Loyola School and later College of Engineering in Thiruvananthapuram, this is for the first time Mr Sabarinathan is facing a major election. Though he had represented the KSU in the college union election, he had lost by a whisker. During his CET days as an electrical engineering student, he launched a campaign against the SFI titled, ‘Voice of CET.’ He also did his MBA from Management Development Institute after scoring 98.3 percent in the Common Admission Test. Later, he joined Tata Sons as its manager and eventually rose to the level of senior manager.
“Tata Trust has been working towards the empowerment of people belonging to the financially weak sections as well as those socially behind. I have been heading several projects mooted by Ratan Tata. My experience of working for the tribes’ people in various states by cooperating with various governments will keep me in good stead in my political career,” said Mr Sabarinathan....
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