Staff Reporter

Madurai: The Sholavandan MLA, P. Moorthy, of the ruling party suffered a minor injury when the stage of a prize distribution function collapsed at Chekkanoorani near here on Thursday. According to police, the function was held at the culmination of a kabbadi tournament organised to mark the birthday celebrations of M.K. Azhagiri, elder son of Chief Minister, M. Karunanidhi. The Madurai Mayor, Thenmozhi Gopinathan, the Deputy Mayor, P.M. Mannan, and Mr. Azhagiri's wife, Gandhi Azhagiri, escaped unhurt. After a brief commotion, the function resumed, the sources added.

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