Early Tuesday morning former Kerala Chief Minister Oommenchandy passed away in Bengaluru. He is 79 and he is undertaking medical treatment in Bengaluru for the past few months. On Tuesday entire Kerala state was declared a public holiday and there was a 2 day official mourning . The same information was shared on twitter by the Kerala congress president Sudhakaran. “The tale of the king who triumphed over the world with the power of ‘love’ finds its poignant end. Today, I am deeply saddened by the loss of a legend, Oommen Chandy. He touched the lives of countless individuals, and his legacy will forever resonate within our souls. RIP!” said Mr. Sudhakaran. Srinivas , Indian youth congress President also tweeted “I’m deeply saddened by the demise of former Kerala CM and Senior Congress leader Shri Oommen Chandy. He was a visionary, a statesman and a humble servant of the people. His legacy will live on in the hearts of millions. My heartfelt condolences to his family and followers.” He held the Chief Minister position twice between 2004-2006 and 2011-2016.