Stalin pays homage to Stan Swamy

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Chennai, Jul 18 (PTI) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Sunday paid homage to deceased human rights activist Stan Swamy.

Stalin paid homage to the ashes of Swamy at the Loyola College here by placing a wreath, an official release said.

Priest-activist Stan Swamy, arrested under an anti- terror law in the Elgar Parishad case, died at a Mumbai hospital on July 5 in the middle of his fight for bail on health grounds.

The 84-year old Jesuit priest was born in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappally as Stanislaus Lourdusamy.

Stalin was accompanied by DMK Lok Sabha MPs Kanimozhi and Dayanidhi Maran among others.PTI SA SS PTI PTI

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