CHENNAI: Expressing grief over the death of Muthukrishnan, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday granted a financial assistance of Rs 3 lakh to his family. He directed officials to extend all assistance in bringing the body of Muthukrishnan to his native. Conveying his condolences, Palaniswami in a statement here, said the financial assistance had been sanctioned considering the family background of Muthukrishnan.
"I am deeply grieved by the death of J Muthu Krishnan and I convey my condolences to his family," Palaniswami said.
Muthu Krishnan hails from Periyeri village in Salem District of Tamil Nadu.
"Considering the family circumstances of the deceased student, I have ordered a solatium of Rs three lakh to his family."
The Chief Minister said he has directed officials to render all assistance immediately to bring the body of the student back to his native village.