Veteran Kerala Congress leader Skariah Thomas passed away on Thursday due to post-Covid complications.
The 74-year old leader was admitted to the hospital late last month for post-Covid difficulties.
After confirming the virus, he was admitted to Pala Medicity and then after recovering was admitted to Kochi Aster Medicity for respiratory ailments.
Thomas was the chairman of Kerala Congress (Skariah Thomas), which is part of Kerala’s ruling CPI(M)-led LDF.
He was the chairman of the Kerala State Industrial Enterprises Ltd under the state Industries department.
Thomas was elected to the Lok Sabha from Kottayam constituency in the elections held in 1977 and 1980.