Chennai: Former MP RD Gopalan passed away today due to ill health.
RD Gopalan was the AIADMK MLA during former Chief minister MGR period. In 1980, the DMK came to the polls on behalf of the AIADMK in the Kumbam Assembly constituency, defeating the DMK candidate Kambam Mahendran with 47,577 votes.
He has been an MP from 1986 to 1992. He had recently been ill. He passed away today.