Kochi, Dec 14 (UNI) Former Kerala Minister R Ramachandran Nair died after a prolonged illness at a private hospital here today.
He was 76 and is survived by wife and son.
Ramachandran Nair, admitted to the hospital on December nine, suffered a stroke in the morning and the end came at 1430 hrs, family sources said.
He was the Health and Devaswom Minister in the Karunakaran Ministry in 1991-94.
Hailing from Parumala in Pathanamthitta district, Mr Ramachandran had represented the Aranmula constituency in the Assembly.
Ramachandran Nair, a prominent leader of the Nair Service Society (NSS), had left active politics in 1995 due to health reasons.
The last rites would be held at his home town tomorrow.