Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 4 : Congress’ Kerala unit General Secretary Prathapavarma Thampan, who had a fall in his house on Thursday evening, later passed away at a hospital in Kollam, party sources said. He was 62.
Thampan was MLA from Chathanoor Assembly constituency in Kollam from 2001-06, but lost in the 2006 polls. He was then in the Congress organisational structure and was the party’s Kollam district committee President for two years from 2012.
Holding a doctorate in Political Science, Thampan was a lawyer by profession.
Condolences have started to pour in for the departed leader.