Senior Congress leader Aryadan Mohammed passes away at 87

Mohammed was a minister in the first E K Nayanar ministry. He also became a minister in the AK Antony cabinet and the Oommen Chandy-led government

Press Trust of India September 25, 2022 15:22:13 IST
Senior Congress leader Aryadan Mohammed passes away at 87

Late Congress leader Aryadan Muhammed. ANI

Kozhikode: Senior Congress leader and eight-time legislator Aryadan Mohammed died here on Sunday, his family said. He was 87.

Mohammed, a three-time minister, was undergoing treatment at a private hospital here for the past one week.

He represented Nilambur constituency eight times from 1977 to 2011.

Mohammed was a minister in the first E K Nayanar ministry. He also became a minister in the A K Antony cabinet and the Oommen Chandy-led government.

“The body will be taken to Nilambur later in the day where the public can pay respects. He was admitted in the ICU for the past one week,” his son Aryadan Shoukath reporters.

The funeral will be held on Monday at 9 am, he said.

Meanwhile, leaders cutting across political lines condoled the demise of the senior Congress leader.

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