Karunanidhi to Be Laid to Rest at Marina; PM Modi Pays Respects
The former chief minister of Tamil Nadu passed away at Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital at 6.10 pm on 7 August, 2018.
The Madras High Court has allowed DMK to bury former Chief Minister and DMK Chief M Karunanidhi's mortal remains at Marina Beach near Anna Samadhi. The Tamil Nadu government had earlier denied land at the beach for the former chief minister’s burial.
Both the Houses of the Parliament have been adjourned for the day as a mark of respect to M Karunanidhi.
The leader’s mortal remains were taken from CIT Colony to Rajaji Hall in the wee hours of 8 August, even as thousands lined up for a glimpse of their Kalaignar.
- Tamil Nadu will observe a one-day holiday and a week-long mourning
- PM Modi arrives at Rajaji Hall to pay last respects to Karunanidhi
- Rahul Gandhi, as well as other prominent leaders will pay their respects to Karunanidhi in Chennai on Wednesday
- The former chief minister of Tamil Nadu passed away at Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital at 6:10 pm on Tuesday, 7 August
Karunanidhi's Mortal Remain Being Taken to Marina
Karunanidhi’s mortal remains being taken to Marina Beach for burial.
DMK Workers Throng Rajaji Hall
DMK workers gather outside Rajaji Hall to get a glimpse of DMK Chief M Karunanidhi.
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