Guwahati/ 13th April’2018 (Prag News Desk):
MDMK leader Vaiko’s nephew, Saravana Suresh self immolates early in the morning, over his dissatisfaction of the Centre’s failure to constitute a Cauvery management Board.
After the incident, Suresh was immediately taken to Virudhunagar Government Hospital. Later he was admitted to a private hospital in Madurai with serious burn injuries. When contacted, Suresh’s wife, Amudha, said that Suresh had gone out of the house early in the morning, around 5 am for his early morning walk. Around 7 am, Suresh doused himself with kerosene and set himself on fire on a playground.
While setting himself on fire, Suresh was shouting slogans demanding constitution of the Cauvery Management Board. Suresh is the son of Ramanujam, brother of Vaiko’s wife, Renuka Devi.
In a statement made by Vaiko, he has appealed to the public not to commit suicide or indulge in any such acts which might hurt the sentiments of the family as well as the state. Vaiko added that, though Saravana Suresh was not holding party post, he had been working for the party for several years. Suresh had taken part in the recent march against the neutrino project in Theni, the MDMK leader called.