K. Chandrasekar (62) alias Santhanam drowned in the sea while bathing at Tiruchendur on Monday morning.

Mr. Chandrasekar had come along with his family from Chepauk in Chennai, to offer prayers at Tiruchendur Temple and had also planned to visit Kulasekarapatnam to witness Dussehra celebrations, according to police sources.

The body was taken to Government Hospital, Tiruchendur and post mortem was done.

Based on a complaint lodged by his daughter, C. Devi (36), the Tiruchendur Temple police filed a case.

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