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Veteran Congress leader and former Kerala minister Aryadan Muhammed breathed his last on Sunday. The former electricity and transport minister was 87 and was admitted to intensive care due to a long illness. It is decided that his funeral will take place on Monday at 9 am.

Many political leaders, including Rahul Gandhi and others, paid tribute to him on social media.

Private life

Aryadan Mohammad is a leader of the Indian National Congress Party. He was born on May 15, 1935 in Unneen and Kadiyamunni. Former minister of electricity and transport of the ministry Oommen Chandy received his Nilambur Government Manadevan High School and was the captain of a school football team.

Later he married Mariyumma and had two sons and two daughters. One of his sons, Aryadan Muhammad is an award-winning filmmaker and local politician.

Political career

Aryadan Muhammad entered politics through trade unionism. He became a member of the Indian National Congress in 1952. Being a member of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC), Muhammad served as Secretary of Calicut DCC, Chairman of Malappuram DCC and Secretary General of KPCC. As an active member of the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), he served as Chairman of various social worker groups and organizations.

Throughout his career, he has held various senior positions in the State Marketing Federation, NCDC and NAFED. He also worked as the Congressional Parliamentary Party Secretary for a brief period, which included:

2011 Minister of Energy and Transport in the second cabinet Oommen Chandy

2004 Minister of Electricity in the cabinet of Oommen Chandy

1998 Selected as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee 1998-2001

1995 Minister of Labor and Tourism in the Ak Antony cabinet.

1980 Elected to the Kerala Legislative Assembly from Nilambur and retained the seat until 2016. He won 8 Assembly elections from the same seat.

Death

Congress leader Aryadan Muhammed was admitted to hospital in Manipal after complaints of prolonged illness in the city on Saturday night. “He was admitted to intensive care for a full week before his death. His son Aryadan Shoukath told reporters the funeral will be at 9am on Monday.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has expressed his condolences over the passing of Aryadan Muhammed. He said the top Congress leader was the standard bearer for the values ​​of secularism. Rahul Gandhi, the Indian politician and MP, called it a great loss for the party and for him personally. Reports say that, keeping a halt on Bharat Jodo Yatra, he will travel to Nilambur to pay his last respects.

Congress leader Aryadan Muhammed was admitted to hospital in Manipal after complaints of prolonged illness in the city on Saturday night. “He was admitted to intensive care for a full week before his death. His son Aryadan Shoukath told reporters the funeral will be at 9am on Monday.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has expressed his condolences over the passing of Aryadan Muhammed. He said the top Congress leader was the standard bearer for the values ​​of secularism. Rahul Gandhi, the Indian politician and MP, called it a great loss for the party and for him personally. Reports say that, keeping a halt on Bharat Jodo Yatra, he will travel to Nilambur to pay his last respects.