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M Kamalam, veteran Congress leader and former Kerala minister passes away

Kamalam, who was elected to the state assembly from Kalpetta in 1980 and 1982, had served as Cooperation Minister in the K Karunakaran cabinet from 1982-1987.

M Kamalam, veteran Congress leader and former Kerala minister passes away M Kamalam was 94 and leaves behind four sons and a daughter.

Veteran Congress leader and former Kerala minister M Kamalam passed away following age-related ailments here on Thursday.

She was 94 and leaves behind four sons and a daughter. Her husband predeceased her, family sources said.

Kamalam, who was elected to the state assembly from Kalpetta in 1980 and 1982, had served as Cooperation Minister in the K Karunakaran cabinet from 1982-1987.

She had also served as AICC member, KPCC General Secretary and was also Chairperson of the Kerala Women’s Commission.

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Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Leader of the Opposition in the state assembly Ramesh Chennithala and KPCC President Mullapally Ramachandran were among those who condoled her death.

As a mark of respect, the Congress has postponed the anti-CAA protest scheduled in Kozhikode district on Thursday.

First published on: 30-01-2020 at 12:19:09 pm
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