Thiruvananthapuram: Former Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan has decided to step down as the Chairman of the Kerala Administrative Reforms Commission. Prior to the decision, VS vacated his official residence in Kawadiar yesterday and moved to his house at Barton Hill.
He has been holding the office since 2016, soon after the Pinarayi Vijayan led government came into power in the state. According to sources, he will step down from the post as soon as the final report of the commission is submitted before the government.
Earlier, he had decided to vacate the official quarters before the local elections took place. The senior most communist leader has been staying out of the public eye for a few days due to health issues.