DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Wednesday condoled the death of party cadre T.P.Rajmurugan, who had gone for campaigning in the Yercaud byelection.

In a release, Mr.Karunanidhi said the 32-year-old Rajmurugan of Villupuram died in a clash in Yercaud. He is survived by his parents, wife and two children.

DMK leaders, who were part of the campaigning, alleged that Mr.Rajmurugan, who died in Karumandurai on Monday, was roughed up by some persons from the AIADMK. He was pushed to a pole that was touching a live wire. – Special Correspondent