P. Chidambaram's mother passes away

Chennai, June 7 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram's mother Lakshmi Palaniappan passed away early this morning at her residence in Chennai.

She was 92 and is survived by two sons, P Lakshmanan and P Chidambaram and a daughter.

According to television reports, Lakshmi Palaniappan had been under medication for the past few weeks.

The funeral will be held at the Mylapore crematorium this evening. (ANI)