Candidate takes break from campaign to rush son to hospital
Thiruvananthapuram: Giving a break to election campaign, UDF candidate in Adoor M G Kannan rushed to Thiruvananthapuram carrying his son. His 9-year-old son Sivakiran is affected with cancer and is being treated at the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) here.
Sivakiran has been undergoing treatment at RCC for the last 3 years. During the first two years, they were residing in Thiruvananthapuram for treatment. After his condition improved, the check-up was held every three months.
When the election campaign progressed to the final phase, Kannan was busy all the time. Meanwhile, his son’s condition worsened. With this, Kannan and wife Sajithamol took their son to RCC leaving behind the campaign on Thursday.
The party workers were entrusted with the campaign works. Even when he was waiting at the hospital, phone calls kept coming. After returning home with son in the evening, Kannan joined the campaign again. A newspaper agent, Kannan was district panchayat member.