Senior Congress leader and MLA P T Thomas died at a hospital in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, party sources said here.
He was 71. His end came this morning while he was undergoing treatment for pancreas related ailments at Christian Medical College in Vellore, they said.
Thomas, who was elected as MLA from Thrikkakara Assembly seat in April this year for the second consecutive term, represented Idukki in Lok Sabha during 2009-2014 period. He was the working president of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC).
Born in 1950, Thomas began his political career as a worker of the Kerala Students Union (KSU), the student outfit of the Congress in Kerala. He held several positions including state president of the KSU, Youth Congress during his eventful political career.
more recommended stories
Kerala Rain: Death Toll Reaches 13, Several Districts under Red Alert
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Heavy rain continued in Kerala on.
Announcement Of Freebies By Political Parties Will Lead To Economic Disaster: Centre To SC
NEW DELHI:The Centre on Wednesday told.
Car Stops Under Parked IndiGo Aircraft at Delhi Airport
NEW DELHI:In an unusual incident at.
‘Seek views of Finance Commission on Promise of Freebies by Political Parties’, SC to Centre
NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Actor Pratap Pothen Passes Away
CHENNAI: Popular Malayalam actor Pratap Pothan.
Ripudaman Singh Malik, Acquitted in Air India Bombing Case, Killed in Target Shooting in Canada
VANCOUVER:Ripudaman Singh Malik, who was the.
TIME Magazine Lists Kerala Among World’s Extraordinary Destinations
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Kerala’s sterling efforts to put its.
Govt Makes COVID Booster Dose Free at its Centres for 18-59 Age Group for 75 Days
NEW DELHI:People in the 18-59 age.
Sri Lankan Prez Gotabaya Rajapaksa Signs Resignation Letter
COLOMBO:Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has.
Japan ex-PM Abe Assassinated While Making Election Campaign Speech
NARA (JAPAN):Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe,.