January 25th, 2012
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Sukumar Azhikode laid to rest

sukumar azeekode funeral Kannur: Eminent writer and social critic Dr Sukumar Azhikode shall remain only in memory as the mortal remains of the celebrated entity was consigned to flames with complete state honours at Kannur’s Payambalam beach.

The funeral pyre was lit by his nephews Manoj and Rajesh and his close aide Suresh even as in the presence of a mourning followers who worshiped him. The funeral cortege reached Payambalam at 12 in the afternoon. He was cremated at 12.30pm.

Union Ministers Mullapally Ramachandran, KC Venugopal, Ministers KC Joseph, AP Anil Kumar, K Munneer, Speaker G Karthikeyan, MPs K Sudhakaran, P Karunakaran, MK Raghavan, MLAs AP Abdullahkutty, TV Rajesh, KK Narayanan, C Krishnan, CPM state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan, opposition deputy leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, BJP president V Muraleedharan and many others were present at the funeral.



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