Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Friday announced a solatium of Rs three lakh to the family members of a TV journalist, who along with his wife and mother, died in a fire accident.
The Chief Minister said he was saddened by the tragic incident and expressed his condolences to the family members of the deceased and presspersons.
"I have ordered a solatium of Rs 3 lakh from CM's Relief Fund to the family members," he said in a statement here.
The journalist Prasanna, his wife Archana and mother Revathi were found dead in their house Thursday.
Police said a suspected gas leak from a refrigerator may have caused the deaths.
The journalist was working with a Tamil news channel owned by the ruling AIADMK.