THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Former state Minister Okay Sankaranarayana Pillai died right here late on Monday.
The 78-year-old, who collapsed at his home at Padavazhi at 11.30 pm on Monday, was rushed to the District Hospital Nedumangad the place he breathed his final.
The deceased had served as Transport Minister within the EK Nayanar authorities from 1987 to 1991. He was elected to the Legislative Meeting from the erstwhile Thiruvananthapuram East constituency in 1982 and 1987.
Pillai started his political profession as a Congress employee. He was the primary district president of KSU, the coed’s wing of Congress within the state. He additionally earned the excellence of being the youngest president of the District Congress Committee.
Pillai had additionally served as KPCC secretary. He later crossed over to Congress (S) paving manner for his induction within the CPI(M) led LDF authorities in 1987.
He’s survived by spouse Girija, daughters Ashwathi Shankar and Ambili Shankar.