Oommen Chandy
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Oommen Chandy

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ഉമ്മൻ ചാണ്ടിയുടെ ഭൗദീകശരീരം തിരുവനന്തപുരത്തിൽ Oommen Chandy (31 October 1943 – 18 July 2023) was an Indian politician and statesman who served as the 10th Chief Minister of Kerala from 2004 to 2006 and again from 2011 to 2016.

He was also Leader of the Opposition in the Kerala Legislative Assembly from 2006 to 2011. He represented Puthuppally constituency as MLA in the State Assembly from 1970 until his death in 2023.

He is the longest served MLA in the Kerala Legislative Assembly and the only Indian Chief Minister to achieve award for public service from the United Nations.

He was a senior leader of the Indian National Congress party. On 6 June 2018, Congress President Rahul Gandhi appointed him as the General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee in charge of the crucial state of Andhra Pradesh.

He was the Congress Working Committee member in his last days. He passed away on 18th July 2023.

Oommen Chandy was born on 31 October 1943 in Puthupally, Kottayam district. Chandy ventured into the political arena as an activist of Kerala’s Largest Students Organization Kerala Students Union (KSU),

the student wing of the Indian National Congress party. He was the unit president of the KSU at St. George High School, Puthupally,

and went on to become the State President of the organization. Chandy completed his pre-university course from CMS College, Kottayam and B.A Economics from St. Berchmans College, Changanassery.

Later, he took a bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B) from the Government Law College, Ernakulam. He passed away at the age of 79, on 18th July 2023 after prolonged battle with illness.

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