Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
Making democracy invisible
access_time 24 Sep 2020 6:43 AM GMT
Points to ponder before the Al-Qaeda hunt
access_time 22 Sep 2020 6:25 AM GMT
Farmer rage and Opposition parties
access_time 19 Sep 2020 6:51 AM GMT
access_time 19 Sep 2020 3:50 AM GMT
DEEP READAll arrow_drop_down
Homechevron_rightKeralachevron_rightFormer minister Chandy ...

Former minister Chandy Passes away

Former minister Chandy Passes away

Kochi: Former state transport minister and currently Kuttanad MLA Thomas Chandy passed away at a private hospital here on Friday. He was 72,  and had been under treatment for cancer at a private hospital in Kochi.  

Thrice a member of the Assembly from Kuttanadu,  he represented his party NCP in the  Pinarayi Vijayan ministry.

A former Congress leader, Thomas Chandy started his political career with Kerala Students Union (KSU) becoming its president in Kuttanad and later becoming the president of Youth Congress.

Later,  he joined the Democratic Democratic Indira Congress (Karunakaran).  He was the sole MLA from DIC (K) in the 2006 election.  When the party dissipated with a faction joing the the mother party, Indian National Congress,  the remainder merged with NCP.  

Thomas Chandy is is survived by wife Mercy and their son and two daughters.

Show Full Article
Next Story