Oommen Chandy, Former Kerala Chief Minister, Dies at 79

Oommen Chandy, who was the Chief Minister of Kerala twice, died on Tuesday, July 18, 2023. He was 79 years old. He was experiencing cancer treatment and died in a hospital in Bengaluru.

Chandy was born in 1943 in the Kottayam district of Kerala. He studied law and became a politician. Oommen Chandy was a member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly, which is the government of Kerala. He served in this role for a long time, which is 50 years.

Oommen Chandy served as the Chief Minister of Kerala for two terms or periods from 2004 to 2006 and 2011 to 2016. He served for 5 years from 2006 to 2011. Chandy was a popular figure in Kerala politics. He was known for being peaceful and willing to compromise. He also believed in religious freedom and peace between different groups of people.

Chandy's death was mourned by leaders across the political spectrum. Many people said that they were sad about Oommen Chandy's death. Oommen Chandy was a well-respected figure, and his death was mourned by people all over Kerala and India. Chandy will be remembered as a respected statesman and a dedicated public servant. Oommen Chandy was a man of great integrity and compassion.