KERALA

Pallichal Sadasivan dead

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Oct. 10. The CPI(M) leader, Pallichal Sadasivan, died at a private hospital here this afternoon. He was 70. He is survived by wife, two sons and a daughter. The body was cremated at Pallichal today.

Sadasivan was the acting district secretary of the party during the Emergency period. He had also served as president of the Pallichal grama panchayat and district secretariat member. Sadasivan was the Nemom area committee member too.

The CPI(M) district secretary, M.Vijayakumar, and the A. Neelalohitadasan Nadar, MLA, have condoled the death of Sadasivan.