MDMK leader Vaiko condoles Erode MP Ganesamoorthy’s death

Sources said Mr. Ganesamoorthy was upset that he was not fielded by the party for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls

Updated - March 28, 2024 12:01 pm IST

Published - March 28, 2024 10:21 am IST - Chennai

MDMK general secretary Vaiko.

MDMK general secretary Vaiko. | Photo Credit: M. Vedhan

MDMK Lok Sabha member A. Ganesamoorthy, who represented the Erode Constituency but could not get renomination, died on Thursday.

Party general secretary Vaiko condoled his death. 

Sources said Mr. Ganesamoorthy was upset that he was not fielded by the party for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

The MDMK was allotted just the Tiruchi Lok Sabha constituency and the seat went to Mr Vaiko’s son Durai Vaiko. 

Ganeshamurthi passes away

Erode MP and Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) senior functionary A. Ganeshamurthi, 77, who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Coimbatore, died of cardiac arrest at 5.05 a.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2024.

On March 24, he reportedly consumed poison and was rushed to a private hospital in Erode where he was provided first-aid. Later, he was shifted to a private hospital in Coimbatore where his condition continued to remain in critical condition. He passed away in the morning.

Assistance for overcoming suicidal thoughts is available on the State’s health helpline 104, Tele-MANAS 14416, and Sneha’s Suicide Prevention Helpline 044-24640050.

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