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 - ‘My Party is Over, Hope There is No Hangover‘: Chennai Man's Self-Written Obituary Goes Viral, Makes People Emotional

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 - Kerala Paying Price For 'Gross Negligence' During Onam: Harsh Vardhan on Easing Covid Restrictions For Festivals

Manjeshwar MLA was suffering from heart-related ailments. Before getting elected as legislator, he was the president of Chengala gram panchayat. Also Read - Kerala Govt Terminates Services of 432 Medical Personnel For Unauthorised Leave For Years

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.