Oommen Chandy, 'Man of Masses', set to celebrate golden jubilee as MLA

Thiruvananthapuram: Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is going to celebrate the golden jubilee of his entry into the legislative assembly.

The most popular congress leader completes 50 years of his life as an MLA on September 17.

On September 17, 1970, Chandy made his maiden entry to his legislative career by winning the triangular competition in Puthupally in Kottayam district by 7288 votes.

He won the next ten elections by contesting from Puthupally.

When he completes 50 years as a legislator, he will be the first Congress leader with this enviable record in his name.

 

 

Watch full episode of Oommen Chandy's conversation with Abhijith, (News Editor, ACV News) in youtube.com ACV News.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcDsTyinPAQ

 

 

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