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Trade union leader dies while attending Kerala CM's meeting

Press Trust of India  |  Kollam(Ker) 

Veteran trade union leader, E Kasim today collapsed and died while attending a meeting called by here.

He was 69.

The leader fell down while taking part in the meeting of trade union leaders representing cashew workers to discuss the crisis in the sector.

Though he was rushed to the general hospital here, his life could not be saved, party sources said.

A district committee member of the ruling CPI(M), Kasim was currently the of the CITU-affiliated (KCWC).

He also served as the of the Kerala State Cashew Development Corporation (KSCDC).

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 15:05 IST