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Saturday, 13 April 2024 2.39 PM IST

Amidst paeans from loved ones, Kanam Rajendran cremated in his native village

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KOTTAYAM: Kerala gave its adieu to late CPI leader Kanam Rajendran on Sunday. The funeral was held at Kanam's hometown at 11 am. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, CPI General Secretary D Raja and thousands of others witnessed the ceremony. People including women thronged the site and were seen with teary eyes seeing their beloved leader for one last time.

Kanam’s mortal remains reached his hometown Vazhoor by 2 am on Sunday. Thousands of people waited on the path even in the middle of the night to catch a last glimpse of their beloved leader and pay their last respects. The procession took several hours to pass through each point as people came in great numbers to pay homage.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Ministers, MLAs, and CPI Leaders including National Secretary D. Raja will visit Kanam’s house on Sunday morning to pay their last respect. On Saturday, Kanam Rajendran’s dead body was brought to the PS memorial in Pattom for people in the capital city to pay homage.

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