CPI-M central committee member and senior chief of the social gathering, M.C. Josephine (73) handed away at Kannur on Sunday.
Josephine, who was taking part within the twenty third social gathering Congress of the social gathering at Kannur, fainted throughout the social gathering programme on Saturday and was rushed to the AKG Cooperative hospital in Kannur the place she was positioned on ventilator.
Josephine was the Kerala State Women’s Commission Chairperson for a interval of 4 and half years throughout the interval of the primary Pinarayi Vijayan authorities. Her interval was mired with controversies and she or he needed to resign following the social gathering directive. She was additionally the previous Chairman of the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA).
The senior lady chief, hailing from Ernakulam district, was one of many few Christian ladies faces of the CPI-M.
She was one of many three central committee members from Kerala who was faraway from the social gathering central committee on Sunday together with P. Karunakaran and Vaikom Viswan.
Josephine was an in depth affiliate of former Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan when the group rivalry within the social gathering was at its zenith with Achuthanandan on the one facet and Pinarayi Vijayan on the opposite facet.
CPI-M Ernakulam district secretary and senior chief C.N. Mohanan whereas chatting with IANS mentioned, “The mortal remains will be kept at AKG Hospital in Kannur for the public to pay their last respects. Her body will be taken to Angamaly in Ernakulam district and the funeral will take place on Monday at Angamaly.”