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Kerala: Chalakudy constituency candidate suffers heart attack


Kochi, Apr 05: Senior Congress leader and United Democratic Front (UDF) candidate for Chalakudy Lok Sabha constituency, Benny Behanan, was admitted to a private hospital here Friday after he suffered a heart attack, party sources said.

The 67-year old Behannan was rushed to the hospital after he complained of severe chest pain in the early hours of Friday, they said.

Kerala: Chalakudy constituency candidate suffers heart attack

"He underwent angioplasty. He has been kept under 48-hour observation," his aide said.

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Behanan, who is also convener of the Congress-led UDF in Kerala, had filed his nomination papers as party candidate from Chalakkudy constituency on Monday.

LDF's sitting MP, Malayalam film actor Innocent, and BJP's A N Radhakrishnan are his main rivals in the April 23 Parliamentary polls.

Ernakulam district Congress Committee president T J Vinod said the UDF leadership would make necessary arrangements to conduct the poll campaign in his absence.


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