CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Governor S.S. Barnala on Saturday said that he was deeply shocked and grieved to hear about the demise of Mercy Ravi, wife of Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi. In a message to the bereaved family, he conveyed his condolences.

Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi placed a wreath on the body of Mercy at a private hospital here. Electricity Minister Arcot N. Veeraswami, Union Ministers and Leader of the Congress Legislature Party D. Sudarssanam were among those who accompanied the Chief Minister.

In his message, Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin, who is in London, conveyed his condolences. — Special Correspondent