Chennai: Congress MP from Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari H. Vasanthakumar died right here on Friday night on account of Covid-19, officers stated. He was 70.
Vasanthakumar, who was additionally the promoter of Vasanth & Co shopper sturdy retail chain, was admitted in Apollo Hospital right here someday again after testing optimistic for coronavirus.
He was the youthful brother of veteran Congress chief Kumari Anandan whose daughter is Tamilisai Soundararajan, at present the Telangana Governor.
Vasanthakumar was elected to the Lok Sabha from Kanyakumari constituency in 2019, defeating BJP chief and former Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan.
At the moment, he was a sitting member of the Tamil Nadu Meeting, elected from Nanguneri seat. He subsequently resigned as an MLA.
The Vasanth & Co shopper sturdy retail chain is one the biggest within the nation with about 90 shops, principally in Tamil Nadu, but additionally in Bengaluru and Puducherry.
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