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BREAKING: Veteran Former Minister R Balakrishna Pillai passed away!

Monday, May 3, 2021 • Malayalam Comments

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Former Minister, Kerala Congress (B) chairman, and Forward Development Corporation chairman R Balakrishna Pillai, passed away at a private hospital in Kottarakara on Monday. He was 87. It was a few days ago, Pillai was hospitalized following breathing trouble. He was placed on ventilator support and administered supplemental oxygen. He breathed his last at 3 a.m on Monday. The funeral will be held with State honors at his ancestral home in Kottarakara in the evening.

The veteran politician entered into politics while he was a student and was a member of KPCC committee and AICC. Pillai''s over six-decade-long political career saw many ups and downs. He had served as a minister and panchayat president at the same time and had also represented the Kottarakkara constituency for a long time. He had served as minister of transport, excise, and power in various ministers.

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It was during this year's Kerala Assembly election campaign, Pillai had inaugurated the campaign office of his son and Kerala Congress (B) legislator from Pathanapuram, K. B. Ganesh Kumar. Pillai’s son K B Ganesh Kumar had won his election to the Kerala Assembly on Sunday.

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