AIADMK leader S M Seenivel, who was elected to the Tamil Nadu Assembly from Tirupparankundram constituency, died in Madurai on Wednesday, hours before the first session of the 15th Assembly.
Seenivel (65) is survived by wife, three daughters and a son. He died at a private hospital.
Seenivel died due to stroke, his son S Selvakumar said.
He was admitted to the hospital after he complained of uneasiness on May 18. Selvakumar said Seenivel’s blood pressure had shot up.
Newly elected MLAs are scheduled to take oath on Wednesday.