Thirumagan Everaa, Erode MLA And Son Of Ex-Min EVKS Elangovan, Dies Due To Cardiac Arrest

Chennai: Congress sitting MLA from Erode East constituency Thirumahan Everaa died due to cardiac arrest at a private hospital on Wednesday. He was 46 years old.

He is the son of former Union Minister and senior Congress leader EVKS Elangovan.

On Wednesday, Thirumahan Everaa suffered a cardiac arrest and was rushed to a private hospital in Erode. However, Thirumahan died without responding to treatment.

Thirumahan Everaa won Erode (East) seat by contesting from Indian National Congress in 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly election. He received 44.27% of the total vote share. He defeated AIADMK candidate M. Yuvaraja who received 38.41% vote share in the election.

Thirumahan Everaa is the great-grandson of ‘Periyar’ EV Ramasamy.

Thirumahan Everaa’s family has been in politics for many generations now. Thirumahan’s father Erode Venkata Krishnasamy Sampath (EVKS) Elangovan was a Lok Sabha member. He is currently a member of INC.

EVKS Elangovan’s father Sampath was also into politics and he was one of the political heirs of EVR Periyar. EVK Sampath was a former MP from Namakkal constituency. He was also the nephew of Periyar.

Elagovan, who was in Chennai,is currently travelling to Erode.

Leaders have also joined together to condole the demise of the MLA.In a condolence message to Thirumagan Everaa, Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday said he was shocked and distressed hearing the news.

TNCC President KS Alagiri expressed shock and anguish and hailed him as a progressive youngster. Evera died following illness, he said.

“All of 46, his demise is an irreparable loss to the Congress,” Alagiri said.

PMK founder Dr S Ramadoss also condoled Everaa’s death.

Tamilnadu BJP President Dheeran Annamalai and also AIADMK coordinator OPS also shared their condolences

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