The Deputy Leader of NPC, Mariampillai Antony Jeganathan died yesterday of a heart attack, while travelling on Motor Cycle .
68 years old Jeganathan afflicted with heart attack while travelling on a motor cycle in Mulliyawalai and he died on the spot, falling from the motor cycle.He was declared dead when admitted to Mancholai hospital.
Jeganathan was a politician who raised his voice on behalf of problems afflicting people of Mulaitheevu.
Born on 1948.05.11 to Mariampillai and Mary Thresa, studied at the Mulaitheevu MV, and went on to become a teacher , Principal and Director of Education before retiring.
He was fielded as a candidate of TNA in the NPC Election held in 2013 and won with 9,303 optional votes. He was sworn in by C.V.Wigneswaran, the CM, on 2013.10.11th and continued to work for the welfare of people of Mulaitheevu District.