The last date for submission of affidavits to the S.R.Singaravelu Commission of Inquiry constituted by the State government to go into the circumstances leading to and the cause of death of Dharmapuri Dalit youth E.Ilavarasan has been extended to July 31.

The earlier deadline was July 22. The extension was to ensure against missing the views of even a single individual with regard to the death, according to an official press release. Ilavarasan was found dead near a railway track behind the Dharmapuri Government Arts College on July 4. Mr. Singaravelu is a former judge of the Madras High Court. — Special Correspondent