Kovilpatti (TN): DMK leader and former Rajya Sabha member N Rajendran allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in his car here today, police said.
62-year old Rajendran, who was a Rajya Sabha member as an AIADMK representative from 1995-2001, parked his car near the new bus stand and shot himself around 6 pm, they said.
He is survived by his wife and two daughters.
Police said the reason for the suicide was not known and investigations were on.
A native of Kovilpatti, Rajendran had joined the DMK later and was the Treasurer of the district unit of the party for a few years.