DMK leader and former Puducherry CM R.V. Janakiraman dies

DMK leader and former chief minister of Puducherry R V Janakiraman passed away in Puducherry on Monday at the age of 79.

Janakiraman was undergoing treatment at a private hospital for age-related ailments. However, his condition continued to remain critical, according to sources.

Senior party leaders, including Member of Parliament Kanimozhi, visited him while he was at the hospital.