Chennai: Ruling AIADMK legislator and former minister P. Chendur Pandian died here on Saturday after a prolonged illness, the party said.
He was 65 and is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.
Pandian represented Kadaiyanallur assembly constituency in Tirunelvelli district, around 650 km from here.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa, in her condolence message, said Pandian`s death was a great loss for the party.
She said Pandian joined the party during its initial years and was a hard worker.