Senior Congress leader Oommen Chandi passed away

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Senior-Congress-leader-Oommen-Chandi-passed-awayFormer Chief Minister of Kerala and senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy passed away on 18 July 2023 at the age of 79.

An Overview of the news:

  • Oman Chandi's son has given this information through a Facebook post. Chandy had been ill for some time and was undergoing treatment in Bengaluru.

Political journey of Chandi:

  • Chandi contributed significantly to the regional and national politics of Kerala for more than 5 decades.
  • Chandy was elected to the Kerala Legislative Assembly at the age of 27 and won 11 consecutive elections.
  • He was also the Chief Minister of Kerala from 2004–2006 and 2011–2016.
  • Chandy served as a cabinet minister in the Government of Kerala four times.
  • Chandy had also served as the Leader of the Opposition in the Kerala Legislative Assembly for four terms.


  • Capital: Thiruvananthapuram
  • Governor: Arif Mo Khan
  • Chief Minister: Pinarayi Vijayan

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