Kannur ∙ Prominent RSS and BJP leader PP Mukundan (77) passed away. He died yesterday morning at Amrita Hospital in Kochi while undergoing treatment for liver and lung diseases. The cremation will take place today at 4 pm at Kulangareth Tharavad crematorium in Manathana, Kannur. His eyes were donated.
Mukundan, who started his public life as an RSS campaigner, spent 21 months in Viyyur and Kannur Central Jails during the Emergency in 1975. Later, when the BJP was formed, he became the state general secretary and a member of the national executive committee. He tried to gain public acceptance for the party in the state where left and right fronts are dominant.
In 2004, he was transferred to the post of BJP’s South Temple Organization Secretary. The change was in the name of failed Congress-League-BJP alliance political experiment. After holding this position for 3 years, Mukundan withdrew from BJP-RSS activities. RSS asked him to become active in the organisation, but he returned to his native place without accepting any duties. 2 times as Managing Director of ‘Janmabhoomi’. He is single.
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