Alappuzha: A CPM councillor of Eruva ward in Kayamkulam municipality, collapsed during a municipal council meeting and passed away.
The deceased is V S Vijayan.
According to reports, he suddenly fell unconscious when the council meeting turned violent following an argument between the council members.
Vijayan was admitted to a private hospital in Parumala and breathed his last on Thursday morning. He fell unconscious while attending the meeting that was convened to discuss on land acquisition for private bus stand project on Wednesday.
The CPM councillor’s body will be kept for public homage at 12 pm at the municipal office. Funeral ceremonies will be carried out at 2 pm in his residence.