RIP Kerala R Balakrishna Pillai: A big news for the Congress from Kerala has come on Monday morning. Kerala Congress (B) Chairman and former Minister R Balakrishna Pillai have passed away from Corona on Monday morning. Pillai was admitted to a private hospital in Kottarkara in Kerala after being infected with Covid-19. He was undergoing treatment after which he passed away at the age of 87 today.
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According to ANI, Kerala R Balakrishna Pillai Passed Away due to Corona this morning due to difficulty in breathing. He was one of the founders of the Kerala Congress. Pillai became an MLA at the age of 25. Later, he was instrumental in forming the UDF alliance in Kerala and served as Minister of Transport, Excise, and Power in various departments. He was also sentenced to prison after being convicted in a corruption case.
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Significantly, Covid-19 infection is also increasing in Kerala. The counting of the assembly elections took place on Sunday itself, in which the Left coalition won by an overwhelming majority.