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Updated: 27-11-2018 15:06 IST

Kerala Assembly pays tribute to departed MLA

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (PTI): The Kerala Assembly

Tuesday paid rich tributes to sitting MLA, P B Abdul Razak,

who passed away recently.

The homage was paid on the opening day of the 13th

session of the House.

Sixty three year-old Razak, who represented

Manjeshwaram constituency in the House, died of a heart attack

at a private hospital in Kasaragod on October 20.

The members of the ruling CPI(M)-led LDF and

opposition Congress-headed UDF paid homage to the Indian Union

Muslim League legislator and recalled his contributions.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that Razak was a

leader approachable to any ordinary citizen any time.

Opposition leader in the assembly Ramesh Chennithala,

minister Kadakampally Surendran and MLAs O Rajagopal, Anoop

Jacob, K B Ganesh Kumar and P C George were among those who

shared memories of the IUML legislator.

The House was adjourned for the day after it observed

silence as a mark of respect to the departed soul.

The business session, scheduled till December 13, will

begin Wednesday.

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