MALAPPURAM: Former SFI state secretary A. N. Shamseer has been elected as the new state president of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI). Current state secretary M. Swaraj has been re-elected for a second consecutive term. P. Biju is the new treasurer. The 13th state conference of DYFI that concluded in Tirur on Thursday elected 89-member state committee unanimously.
The three-day conference had earlier observed that the organisation had failed in capitalising on the current political and social issues in the country. The leadership also made it clear the DYFI will remain an independent organisation for the youth irrespective of their political affiliations.