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Karunanidhi Laid to Rest at Marina Beach, Next to Anna Memorial

The former chief minister of Tamil Nadu passed away at Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital at 6.10 pm on 7 August, 2018.

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DMK Supremo M Karunanidhi was laid to rest at Chennai’s Marina Beach on Wednesday, 8 August.
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DMK Supremo M Karunanidhi was laid to rest at Chennai’s Marina Beach on Wednesday, 8 August. The former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu was buried alongside his mentor and DMK founder CN Annadurai.

“He, who worked without rest, rests here," reads the inscription on Karunanidhi's coffin.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu and TMC leader Derek O’brien along with other top political leaders attended the last rites at Marina Beach.

Snapshot
  • PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi paid respects to M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall in Chennai
  • The former Tamil Nadu chief minister passed away at Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital on 7 August at 6:10 pm
  • Karunanidhi was laid to rest within the precincts of the Anna Memorial

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7:07 PM , 08 Aug

Karunanidhi Laid to Rest at Marina Beach

DMK Supremo M Karunanidhi was laid to rest at Chennai’s Marina Beach on Wednesday, 8 August. The former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu was buried alongside his mentor and DMK founder CN Annadurai.

“He, who worked without rest, rests here," reads the inscription on Karunanidhi's coffin.

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Karunanidhi's casket is lifted amidst chants of "Long live Kalaignar!". It is now being lowered into the burial site, next to his mentor CN Annadurai.

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6:20 PM , 08 Aug

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Published: 08 Aug 2018, 12:55 PM IST