It’s been a difficult month for Tamil Nadu in general and Chennai in particular.
Just a day after former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa passed away, her close friend and immensely respected political commentator, journalist and actor Cho Ramaswamy too died of a cardiac arrest.
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Several leaders and celebrities cutting across industries have condoled the death of the multi-faceted journalist.
Superstar Rajinikanth was among the first to pay homage to Cho Ramaswamy. Rajini, who spoke to mediapersons after paying his respects to the mortal remains of Cho, said, “He never compromised on his writings for anybody’s sake. May his soul rest in peace.”
Actor Kamal Haasan took to Twitter to register his anguish.
He tweeted, ” Another icon leaves us. Deepest condolences to the family and fans.”
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam too paid his homage to the departed journalist.
Cho’s funeral is to be held today at Besant Nagar at 3 pm.