Party joint coordinator Palaniswami drove to the Government Medical College Hospital in Villupuram where the body of Purushothaman was kept and placed a wreath. Later, he told reporters that the demise of Purushothaman is a great loss to the AIADMK. Tamil Nadu Minister MC Sampath, Puducherry AIADMK legislature party leader Anbazahgan and legislator Vayyapuri Manikandan accompanied Chief Minister Palaniswami.
It may be recalled that Purushothaman died at Radhapuram in Villupuram district as he was stung by a wasp while visiting his farm house. The cremation will be held here on Monday.