Kathipara Janarthanan passes away

Kathipara Janarthanan

Chennai: Tamil Maanila Congress leader and Tamilnadu Earth Moving Equipments Owners Welfare Association president Kathipara Janarthanan passed away in Chennai today following a cardiac arrest.

He was born on 19 April 1947 at Madurai and completed schooling from Sethupathi Higher Secondary School where Mahakavi Subramaniya Barathiyar worked as a teacher.

He joined Indian National Congress after being inspired by former Chief Minister Kamaraj. A supporter of Congress veteran G K Moopanar, he later became a member of the TMC.


NT Bureau