Thiruvananthapuram: Adv. P Sathi Devi has been appointed as the chairperson of the State Women’s Commission. She will take charge on October 1. She is a member of the CPI (M) state committee and the state secretary of the Janadhipathya Mahila Association. In 2004, she won the Vadakara Parliamentary constituency for the Lok Sabha.
P Sathi Devi, who worked as a lawyer in Kozhikode for two decades, became active in public life through the student-youth movement. She is the wife of the late M Dasan, former District Secretary, CPI (M) Kozhikode.