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DMK politician N Rajendran found dead

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.

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