India: Kerala Congress working president, MLA PT Thomas passes away

Thomas passed away at a private hospital in Vellore

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Photo: ANI
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Published: Wed 22 Dec 2021, 9:40 AM

Last updated: Wed 22 Dec 2021, 10:52 AM

Congress MLA and Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee working president PT Thomas passes away.

Thomas passed away at a private hospital in Vellore on Wednesday.

The 70-year-old politician was under treatment for cancer for a long time.

He is a former Member of Parliament who represented the Idukki Lok Sabha constituency in Kerala and was twice elected MLA – in 2016 from Idukki and later from Thoduppuzha.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to express his condolences and wrote:

"I’m saddened to know of the demise of Shri PT Thomas. Along with his various contributions to the Congress party and the state of Kerala, he will be remembered for being a vibrant, helpful person.

"My condolences to his family and friends."

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