MDMK chief Vaiko observes vow of silence in prison

MDMK Chief Vaiko is observing a dawn-to-dusk vow of silence in his cell at Puzhal Central Jail, in memory of his late father Vaiyapuri.

Published: 05th April 2017 08:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th April 2017 08:14 PM   |  A+A-

A file photo of MDMK Chief Vaiko (EPS | MK Ashok Kumar)

By PTI

CHENNAI: MDMK Chief Vaiko is observing a dawn-to-dusk "Maun Vrat" in his cell at Puzhal Central Jail here, in memory of his late father Vaiyapuri.

He has been silent since six am and has not taken even water, MDMK sources claimed. He will continue to be so till six in the evening, sources told PTI.

Vaiko's father passed away on April 5, 1973, and he has been continuing the practice of observing silence every year since then.

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