J Anbazhagan, a Member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam passed away at a hospital in Chennai on Wednesday due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Anbazhagan was actively involved in MK Stalin’s ‘Ondrinaivom Va’ (Let’s come together) initiative to provide relief materials to the people facing trouble due to coronavirus lockdown in Tamil Nadu.
His active participation of rendering food to the affected during lockdown has caused him fever Said his family circle sources .
Anbazhagan was admitted to the hospital last week after he complained of severe acute respiratory distress. He was later tested positive for coronavirus. The DMK MLA was put on ventilator support since June 3 as his situation worsened.
On Tuesday, Dr. Rela Hospital had declared the DMK MLA “very critical”, saying his existing kidney disease pared his chances.
He served as an MLA thrice and was among the key strategists for the DMK. Anbazhagan was first elected MLA in 2001.
Anbazhagan represented Chepauk-Triplicane constituency in the city and had undergone a liver transplant about 15 years ago.
When Superstar actor Vijay movie was stalled by then Ruling establishment ADMK he announced he can release the movie in 300 theatres caused ripples in film industries .
The 61-year-old veteran politician was a close confidante of party leader MK Stalin. Unfortunately, Anbazhagan’s demise coincides with his 62nd birthday.
DMK leader M.K Stalin mourned his party MLA death and called him as his brother and said his tireless service during the period of corona should be equated to Soldier service to its Nation in border .
DMK sympathisers in Social media anguished and openly criticised ruling party ADMK’s unplanned poor Corona virus Management is the reason for for the Law maker death . It should be noted Tamilnadu is the India’s second largest state in Corona virus affected patients crossing 35000 as on date