The foundation stone for the U. Madhavan Smaraka Janaseva Kendram, in memory of the veteran leader of the Communist Party of India (CPI), was laid by the freedom fighter Karalmanna Sukumaran and P. Kumaran, former MLA, here on Sunday. A public meeting organised as part of the ceremony was inaugurated by the CPI State executive committee member V. Chamunni. The former Deputy Speaker Jose Baby, CPI district secretary Vijayan Kunisseri, assistant secretary K.P. Suresh Raj and others spoke.