Cadre of various political parties and organisations garlanded the statues and portraits of EVR Periyar and M. G. Ramachandran on their death anniversaries in the city and across the district.

Cadre of the AIADMK led by R. Manoharan, MLA and secretary of urban district unit, garlanded the statues of Periyar and MGR. P. Kumar, MP, K. P. Krishnan, MLA and others were present.

The DMK cadre led by K. N. Nehru, former minister and district secretary, garlanded the statue of Periyar central bus stand.

The DMDK cadre led by M. Vijayarajan, urban district secretary, garlanded the statues of the leaders. The cadre of MDMK, VCK, Puthiya Tamilagam, PMK also garlanded the statues.