An emotional farewell to Thrikkakara MLA PT Thomas in Kochi. Kochi, which has influenced the life and politics of PT Thomas since his pupil days, paid his final respects to him with tears in his eyes. 1000’s of dignitaries, together with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, ministers, Rahul Gandhi MP, Congress employees and the lots got here to pay their final respects to PT Thomas. Earlier than the funeral procession, the singers sang the sphere tune ‘Chandrakalabham Charthiyurangum Theeram’.
The physique was dropped at his residence in Palarivattom as a mourning procession from his hometown Idukki at 11 am on Thursday. Congress leaders VD Satheesan, Oommen Chandy, MM Hassan and Benny Behanan acquired the physique. Actor Mammootty pays final respects Relations and neighbors took him to the DCC workplace after the funeral. Right here, too, tons of waited to see the final. Then public viewing at Ernakulam City Corridor. Outstanding personalities together with Rahul Gandhi MP and Minister P Rajeev paid their final respects right here.
It was then taken to the Thrikkakara Group Corridor for public viewing. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who arrived at 4.30 pm, met the members of the family and expressed his condolences. Then he went to the group corridor and paid his respects. Ministers P Rajeev, VN Vasavan, Ok Radhakrishnan, Mohammad Riyaz, Ok Krishnankutty, Ok Rajan, P Prasad and CPI (M) district secretary CN Mohanan additionally paid tributes.
With official honors, the tradition was to exclude non secular ceremonies. When the physique was taken to the pile, the gang sang PT Thomas’ favourite tune. At 7 pm, his eldest son Vishnu set fireplace to the pile.
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