Veteran Congress leader Rosamma Chacko dead

Former Congress leader and three-time MLA Rosamma Chacko died here on Thursday following age-related ailments. She was 93.

Ms. Chacko, a former All India Congress Committee (AICC) member, was elected to the Kerala Assembly from Idukki, Chalakudy, and Manalur constituencies in the years 1987, 1991, and 1996 respectively.

Born to C. Chacko and Mariyamma Chacko on March 17, 1927, in Thottakkadu, she became an active politician in her late 20s and served the Congress in various capacities, including Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) vice president and Mahila Congress State general secretary.

The funeral will be held at St. George Church, Thottakkadu, at 2 p.m. on Sunday.


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