Kovilpatti,November 12: DMK leader and former Tamil Nadu politician N Rajendran allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in his car in Kovilpatti on Wednesday, police said.
A 62-year old politician who was a Rajya Sabha member as an AIADMK representative from 1995-2001, parked his car near the new bus stand and shot himself around 6 pm, they said.
He is survived by his wife and two daughters.
Police said the reason for the suicide was not known and investigations were on.
A native of Kovilpatti, Rajendran had joined the DMK later and was the Treasurer of the district unit of the party for a few years.