Oommen Chandy's 50th year as MLA; celebrations commence in Kottayam
Kottayam: The celebrations in connection with senior Congress leader and former chief minister Oommen Chandy completing 50 years as MLA commenced here.
The messages from Congress working President Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh were read out in the ceremony. Rahul Gandhi and AK Antony also extended their wishes online.
The golden jubilee of Oommen Chandy becming a member of the Ligislative Assembly as been named as ‘Sukritham Suvarnam’. As part of the event, the former CM cut a cake with his family.
Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala delivered the introductory speech. KPCC President Mullappally Ramachandrana and other UDF leaders are also present.