Cherthala: Senior Congress leader and former KPCC general secretary C.R Jayaprakash passed away on Thursday.
The 72-year-old politician was under treatment at a private hospital in Kollam after testing COVID-19 positive.
Though he tested negative, his health condition became worse due to pneumonia.
He has served as Kayamkulam municipality chairman, Alappuzha DCC president and UDF district chairman. During his active political career, he contested in the assembly polls from Kayamkulam and Aroor constituencies.
He is survived by wife Girija, son Dhanik and daughter Dhanya.