A Youth Congress functionary of the Kancheepuram Parliamentary Unit succumbed to internal injuries sustained during a suicide attempt at a private hospital in the city on Monday.
Police said that STN Aishwarya, president of the Kancheepuram Parliamentary Youth Congress, was brought to a private hospital on Sunday by her father ST Neduncheliyan, a former functionary of Indian National Congress, after she hung herself from the ceiling using her dupatta at their Indra Nagar residence.
She has reportedly complained of acute stomach pain, the police said.
Aishwarya did not respond to any treatment at the hospital and died at 5 am on Monday.
The body was sent for post mortem and later handed over to the parents. Last rights were performed at Agramduli in Uthiramerur taluk in Kancheepuram.