Thiruparankundram by-poll soon?

By NT Bureau Published on Aug 03, 2018 01:44 PM IST

Chennai: The Election Commission has been informed that Thiruparankundram Assembly constituency has fallen vacant following the death of MLA A K Bose on Thursday.

Speaking to the media here today, Tamilnadu Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo said works for by-election will start after receiving necessary instructions from the Election Commission of India.

Bose died in Madurai early on Thursday morning after a prolonged illness. He was 69. He is survived by his wife, two sons and two daughters.

A three time MLA, Bose was not keeping good health for the last few years. He was admitted to a private hospital Wednesday evening. He breathed his last at around 1 am on Thursday.