Kochi, Jun 3 (UNI) Veteran CPI(M) leader and former Kochi Mayor E K Narayanan (87) died here this evening following a heart attack.
He was rushed to the Medical Trust Hospital here after complaining of uneasiness and breathed his last there. Mr Narayanan, a widower, had no children.
State Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan and other party leaders visited the hospital to pay homage to the departed leader.
A veteran trade union leader, Narayanan was presently the Kochi District President of CITU and also a member of the party District Secretariat.
The funeral would take place tomorrow, the party sources said.
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