Manjeshwar (Thiruvananthapuram): Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) MLA from Manjeshwar constituency PB Abdul Razak died on Saturday following prolonged illness. He was 63.Also Read - Omicron Update! Bommai Govt Issues Fresh Guidelines For Those Travelling To Karnataka From These States

As per reports, Razak, who was elected as MLA from Manjeshwar for the second time, took his last breath at a private hospital in Kasargod district at around 5.30 AM. Also Read - Karnataka on High Alert After Norovirus Outbreak in Kerala

Manjeshwar MLA was suffering from heart-related ailments. Before getting elected as legislator, he was the president of Chengala gram panchayat. Also Read - Kerala Missing Child Case: Anupama's Baby Brought Back From Andhra Pradesh, DNA Test to Follow

Who Was PB Abdul Razak?

IUML MLA PB Razak was born on October 1, 1955. He began his political career as an activist of IUML in 1967. From Manjeshwar, he got elected as an MLA for the first time in 2011. In the 2016 election he had defeated BJP’s K Surendran by just 89 votes.

Razak was a member of the national executive committee of IUML. He is survived by wife, Safiya and children, Shafique Razack, Saira, Shyla and Shyma.

PB Abdul Razak will be laid to rest later in the evening on Saturday. The ceremony is scheduled at Alampady Jumma Masjid in Kasargod.