Senior Congress leader Oommen Chandi passed away
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Former 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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