Puducherry, May 31: Dravidar Peravai founder N Nandivarman passed away here on Thursday night following a brief illness. He was 72 and a bachelor.
Nandivarman was one of the Secretaries of the DMK students wing at the time of the formation of the regional party Dravidar Peravai.
He was the President of the Karaikal struggle committee. Nandivarman wrote several Tamil books on history.
He was honoured with the “Tamizh Maamani” award by the government.
He donated his eyes to a private eye hospital here and the body to a medical college.