COIMBATORE: A leading advocate and former President of Tamil Nadu Unit of VHP, V Mayilsamy, on Tuesday passed away after prolonged illness.

88-year-old Mayilsamy leaves behind his wife, son and a daughter.

Mayilsamy apart from being a member of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry Bar Council also held the post of the President of Coimbatore Bar Council and Secretary of Coimbatore City Club for the last 50 years, sources informed.

(With Agency Inputs)