The CPI on Tuesday elected a 21-member state executive with the official faction maintaining a clear upper hand.
K. Prakash Babu and Sathyan Mokeri will continue as state assistant secretaries.
Minister VS Sunil Kumar hace been dropped.
However, C. Divakaran and C.N Chandran who were dropped from the national council at the party congress were retained in the state executive.
Kamala Sadanandan, PK Krishnan and VB Binu were also dropped while AK Chandran, P. Vasantham, Rajaji Mathew Thomas and PP Suneer are the new entrants.