Senior BJP leader Shri PP Mukundan, who was the former Kerala BJP General Secretary (Organization), passed away on September 13 in Kochi. He was 77.
He died at Amrita Hospital in Kochi, where Shri PP Mukundan was undergoing treatment for respiratory diseases. He was a former Rastriya Swayamsevak Sangh Pracharak. He belonged to Kannur, Kerala.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi condoled the demise of the leader. He said via X, “Mukundan Ji will be remembered for his simplicity and hard work. People from all walks of life respected him for his intelligence and grassroots connections. He is a person who worked hard to strengthen the BJP in Kerala. Saddened by his loss, ‘Om Shanti’
BJP National President Shri JP Nadda wrote on X, “The passing away of senior BJP leader and former State General Secretary (Org.) Shri PP Mukundan Ji is an irreparable loss for the BJP family. He possessed great organisational skills and made immense contributions to strengthening the BJP in Kerala. I offer my sincere condolences to his family members in this hour of grief. Om Shanti..”
He and CK Padmanabhan were imprisoned in 1975 while he was serving as the Thrissur District Pracharak for opposing the Emergency. In 1991, he was given responsibility as the state BJP’s organisational secretary. He had previously worked at various levels of the RSS. He held the responsibility until 2005, and he was also South Temple Secretary for the BJP until 2007.