All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader and Member of Parliament S Rajendran died in a car accident on Saturday morning. He was 62. There were four people travelling with him in his car, the other three are currently undergoing treatment in the Tindivanam government hospital. "S Rajendran injured his head and chest and was rushed to a hospital where he died. The driver of the vehicle is safe,” the police said. "S Rajendran was on his way back home in Vanur from the dinner hosted by PMK's Ramadoss at Thailapuram. The accident took place around 6 am near Tindivanam in Villupuram district, when the car he was travelling hit the centre median of the road,” the News Minute reported.
Rajendran was elected from Villupuram in Tamil Nadu to the Lok Sabha in 2014 defeating DMK's Muthian on a margin of almost 2 lakh votes. He is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters.
S Rajendran was a graduate from the University of Madras with a Bachelors degree in Tamil Literature. He has also served as a member of the Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers and the Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Civil Aviation.