Senior party leader VS Achuthanandan condoled the passing of former CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Saturday. Arun Kumar, son of VS Achuthanandan, shared the condolence message from the former Kerala Chief Minister through a Facebook post.
"There were tears in his eyes after I informed him that Kodiyeri is no more. He only said condolences," Arun Kumar wrote in a post shared on Facebook.
Anil Kumar added that he also conveyed his condolences and remembered Kodiyeri as a person who had a close relationship with his father during his tenure as opposition leader and chief minister.
Achuthanandan has been on hiatus for a long time due to health issues. Kodiyeri was the home minister in the Achuthanandan's cabinet between 2006-2011