Prominent Kerala politician and writer Simon Britto died at a private hospital on Monday.
He was the nominated Anglo-Indian member in the Kerala Legislative Assembly during the term of Left Democratic Front government from 2006 to 2011.
In 1983, he became the Kerala state vice president of SFI and in a violent clash between student unions, he got his lower body paralyzed.
He is a former student of St. Albert’s College, Ernakulam, Government Law College, Ernakulam, Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Law Academy Law College, Thiruvananthapuram, Lalit Narayan Mithila University.
Britto has written a couple of novels: Agragami and Maharandram. Agragami has won Sakti award and Patyam Gopalan award. He was a state representative of Kerala Grandhasala Sangam.