Senior AIADMK leader and chairperson of the Tamil Nadu State Commission for Women Visalakshi Nedunchezhian died in Chennai on Monday. She was 92.
She was 92 and is survived by son N Mathivanan and daughter-in-law Kalyani Mathivanan.
“She was not well a few months ago, but fully recovered. Today she suddenly fainted and we rushed her to hospital where she was declared dead,” said Mathivanan.
Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa – who had been hospitalized for more than a month due to an acute lung infection – had telephoned the family of Visalakshi.
Mathivaanan said the chief minister had called to express her condolences on the death of his mother this evening.
“The Chief Minister conveyed her condolences to me through phone,” he said.
In her condolence message, she expressed grief over the deathof Visalakshi and recalled her service to the party.
Stating that her death was an irreparable loss to the AIADMK, Jayalalithaa expressed her heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members.