TN AIADMK founder MGR's nephew MGC Chandran succumbs to coronavirus

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Chandran who was the son of MGR's elder brother M G Chakrapani used to dress exactly like his uncle wearing his cooling glass and cap and was a popular personality in the ruling party.

AIADMK founder and former Chief Minister M G C Ramachandran's nephew M C Chandran, who was treated for coronavirus has succumbed to the illness at Chennai on Friday, September 11, the party said.

Chandran who was the son of MGR's elder brother M G Chakrapani used to dress exactly like his uncle wearing his cooling glass and cap and was a popular personality in the ruling party.

The AIADMK said 75-year old Chandran was treated at Rajiv Gandhi Government General hospital in Chennai for COVID-19.

"We are grieved to learn that he has passed away not responding to the treatment," AIADMK's coordinator, O Panneerselvam said in a party release.

Extending condolences to the bereaved family, the top party leaders said they prayed to the Almighty to rest his soul in peace and give the family the strength to bear the loss and grief.

Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam chief TTV Dhinakaran was among others who condoled Chandran's death. M G Ramachandran, popularly known as MGR founded the AIADMK in 1972 and he was the Chief Minister between 1977 and87. MGR died on December 24, 1987.

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