Chennai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, General Secretary K Anbhazhagan, passed away at the age of 97. He died at Apollo Hospital in Chennai due to age-related illness, which led to multiple organ failure.
His political party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam declared a seven-day mourning after his death.
He has been the general secretary of the party for the last 43 years.
He was a nine-time MLA, one-time Lok Sabha member and former finance minister of Tamil Nadu.