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CPI(M) MLA K K Ramachandran passes away

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

CPI(M)leader and K K passed away at a private hospital in early today.

He was 65 and was undergoing treatment for a liver ailment, party sources said.

In the 2016 assembly polls, Ramachandran was elected to the from defeating sitting legislator P C Vishnunath.

He had to taste defeat at the hands of from the same constituency in 2001 assembly polls.

An advocate, Ramachandran had also served as bar council of

The body is expected to be brought to the state capital by an air ambulance this evening and the last rites will be held tomorrow.

Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan, Speaker, P Sreeramakrishanan, leader Kannam Rajendran, were among those who condoled his death.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 12:05 IST