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Natarajan no more

M.Natarajan, a longstanding confidant of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha Jeyaram, has passed away.

Mr Natarajan was instrumental in Mrs Jayalalitha’s ascend to political power in 1989, and had remained her close confidant for over two decades.

He was also a longstanding supporter of the Tamil Eelam liberation struggle, donating many acres of his private land to construct Mullivaikal Genocide memorial in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.