Hailed variously as “rockstar health minister” and “coronavirus slayer”, #KKShailaja, #Kerala’s health and social welfare minister, has a following like no other in the state, and admirers beyond. Currently, she’s busy campaigning for the upcoming assembly election in Mattanur constituency, Kannur.
In this conversation with Nidhi Suresh, Shailaja talks about her plans for Mattanur if she wins, what she thinks of political killings, her next step in the fight against Covid, and the challenges of being a woman politician.
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