Kollam: R Balakrishna Pillai, the former minister and chairman of the Forward Development Corporation, was admitted to hospital with chest pain. He was rushed to a private hospital in Kottarakkara this morning at around 11 am. Hospital authorities inform that he is recovering fast.
Mr. Pillai had collapsed four months ago while addressing an election campaign at Kottukkal near Anchal. His son Mr. KB Ganesh Kumar, the MLA of Pathanapuram, is also with him at the hospital.