Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Erode MDMK MP Ganesha Murthy Attempts Suicide After Seat Denied

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Erode MDMK MP Ganesha Murthy Attempts Suicide After Seat Denied

Ganesha Murthy is now be hospitalised and is on ventilator support.

Rahul MUpdated: Monday, March 25, 2024, 01:48 PM IST
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A Ganeshamurthi of the MDMK, the sitting Lok Sabha MP from Erode, was on Sunday hospitalised, with his condition stated to be serious by doctors, news agency PTI reported.

Acccording to media reports police said that at around 9:30 am on Sunday, Ganeshamurthi, who was elected on a DMK ticket in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Erode, developed uneasiness and was admitted to a private hospital here by his family members.

Soon after the check-up, he was admitted to the ICU and was put on a ventilator, police said.

Leader Attempts Suicide

When questioned about rumors of the MP trying to harm himself, officials at the local hospital where he was first hospitalised declined to give any information,news agency PTI reported.

Hospitalised In Coimbatore

The MP was later shifted to a private hospital in nearby Coimbatore, with two doctors and his family members accompanying him in the ambulance.

DMK's S Muthusamy, State Minister for Urban Development and Housing and Excise and Prohibition, Dr C Saraswathy, BJP MLA from Modakurichi, AIADMK leader K V Ramalingam and some others rushed to the hospital and enquired about Mr Ganeshamurthi's health.

Inputs From PTI

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