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AIADMK MP S. Rajendran dies in road accident in Tamil Nadu

S. Rajendran
S. Rajendran
S. Rajendran, the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) member of the Lok Sabha from Villupuram in Tamil Nadu, died in a road accident at Tindivanam, about 125 km from here, early this morning.
 
He was 62. He is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters.
 
According to reports reaching here, the mishap occurred at around 6.30 am when Rajendran was on his way from Tindivanam to Chennai. The driver of the vehicle apparently lost control over the wheel and it crashed into the median, they said.
 
The report said Rajendran suffered serious injuries and died on the spot, while the driver of the car has been admitted for treatment to the Tindivanam General Hospital.
 
Rajendran, a former district panchayat president, was elected to the Lok Sabha for the first time in the 2014 general elections. He was a member of the Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers and Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
 
"My colleague,  Hon’ble Member of Parliament from Viluppuram (TN) and senior AIADMK leader Shri S Rajendran is no more with us. He died in a car accident that took place early Saturday morning in Viluppuram district. I offer my condolences to his wife Smt Shantaji and the family," Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Twitter.
 

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