Thiruvananthapuram: Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) legislator KK Ramachandran Nair from Chengannur in Kerala's Alappuzha district died at a hospital in Chennai in the early hours of Sunday, party sources said.
The 65-year-old first-time legislator was ailing for a while and was undergoing treatment .
His body will be brought here later on Sunday, and will be taken to his home town in Chengannur.
The soft-spoken Nair entered politics when he was a school student and was very active in his district. He was jailed during the Emergency period.
The last rites are likely to be held on Sunday evening.
Updated Date: Jan 14, 2018 13:28:30 IST