CHENNAI: AIADMK Rajya Sabha member A Mohammed John died of a cardiac arrest on Tuesday night. He was 72.
Mohammed John, who was at his residence in Mosque Road in Ranipet, complained of a chest ache when he was on the brink of take part in an AIADMK election marketing campaign. He was rushed to Ranipet District Headquarters Hospital the place he was declared “introduced useless”. He was campaigning for AIADMK candidate S M Sugumar in Ranipet constituency.
Mohammed John defeated DMK’s R Gandhi in Ranipet constituency within the 2011 meeting polls. He was a minister within the J Jayalalithaa authorities. He held the portfolio of backward class, most backward class and minorities welfare.
After he supported the Centre’s Citizen Modification Invoice within the higher home of parliament and voted in favour of it, the Muslim individuals within the constituency protested in opposition to him. He was faraway from a submit he held within the native jamaath.