Senior Socialist leader Alunkal Devassy(80), died yesterday tests positive for Covid-19. Covid-19 was confirmed after the test after his death. He died at a private hospital yesterday. Devassy’s body will be cremated as the Covid protocol.
He contested for the Legislative Assembly in 1977, he contested against TM Jacob, representing Janata party, in Piravom constituency and in 1991 he fought against PP Thankachan in Perumbavoor constituency for Janata Dal party.
He was the State Vice President of the JDS Party and the District President of Ernakulam. He has also served as Edappally Block BDC Chairman, Cochin Shipyard Board Member and KSFE Board Member. He was active in politics during his college days.