Adv. V. K. Prasanth is the 44th city Mayor of Thiruvananthapuram. He was elected as Mayor at the age of 34 and is the youngest city mayor of Thiruvananthapuram. A lawyer by profession, Prasanth is a member of CPI (M) Kazhakootttam area committee and DYFI district secretariat. He wrested the seat from UDF defeating BJP's A.P. S. Nair by 3,272 votes, the highest majority secured by a candidate in the corporation in the November 2 elections.
Prasanth's response to the recent flood situation in North Malabar was celebrated by people across Kerala.