Puduherry, Jun 6 UNI | 2 months ago

Floral tributes were paid to former Puducherry Chief Minister Venkatasubbareddiyar on his 33rd death anniversary today.

Puducherry Speaker V Sabapathy, Ministers Panneerselvam and Thyagarajan and Deputy Speaker P T R Selvam were among others who garlanded the statue of Mr Venkatasubbareddiyar here to mark the occasion.

Congress functionaries, including former Chief Minister and Mr Reddiyar's son Mr V Vaithilingam also garlanded the statue on the occasion.

Rich tributes were paid to a decorated portrait of the leader at the PCC office here in which Mr Vaithilingam, former Congress ministers and Congress functionaries participated.

Meanwhile, rich tributes were also paid to former minister M A Shanmugham on his 30th death anniversary here today.

Speaker V Sabapathy and ministers Thyagarajan and Panneerselvam among others garlanded the statue of the leader on behalf of the government.

Shanmugham's son and state DMK convenor Dr M A S Subramanian and former convenor and former Chief Minister R V Janakiraman among others garlanded the statue of the late leader at Marappalam here to mark the occasion.

(Posted on 06-06-2014)