CPI leader Pandian's wife Joyce passes away
Chennai | Wednesday, Nov 17 2010 IST
Ms Joyce Pandian, wife of CPI Tamil Nadu unit Secretary D Pandian, died at a private hospital here today due to age-related illness. She was 76. She is survived by two daughters and a son, and six grandchildren.
Mrs Pandian was admitted to a private hospital last night. She died at around 1030 hrs this morning.
The body was brought to her residence at Annanagar where leaders of various political parties paid their last respects.
TNCC President K V Thangkabalu, MDMK General Secretary Vaiko, AIADMK MLA D Jayakumar and Party Presidium Chairman E Madhusoodhanan, CPI(M) State Secretary G Ramakrishnan and scores of CPI workers visited her house and paid their homage.
The opposition AIADMK General Secretary J Jayalalithaa condoled the death of Mrs Pandian.
The body would be taken to her native Uthappanaickanur near Usilampatti in Madurai district tonight and it would be buried tomorrow afternoon.
-- (UNI) -- 17MS10.xml
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