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75-year-old Modi supporter dies after assault

Press Trust of India  |  Thanjavur 

A 75-year old supporter of died after he was allegedly attacked by a suspected supporter of the DMK-alliance following a wordy duel near here, police said Sunday.

Police said they arrested who got into an argument with the elderly man while the latter was seeking votes for the AIADMK-BJP alliance at Orthanadu late Saturday.

In a fit of rage, attacked Govindarajan who was also a fan of AIADMK founder late M G Ramachandran.

The man collapsed and died on the spot, police said.

was arrested Sunday and produced before court which remanded him to judicial custody, they added.

Police said Gopinath was stated to be a supporter of DMK-alliance supporter.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 18:45 IST