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DMK President M Karunanidhi's body kept at Rajaji Hall for public, leaders to pay respects

A Chief Minister for five times, the 94-year old veteran politician Karunanidhi's body is covered with National Flag.

Published: 08th August 2018 08:29 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th August 2018 09:14 AM   |  A+A-

Karunanidhi's mortal remains being taken in an ambulance from Kauvery Hospital to his Gopalapuram residence in Chennai. (Photo | EPS/Sunish P Surendran)

By IANS

CHENNAI: A large number of people have gathered outside the Rajaji Hall here to pay their last respects to DMK President M Karunanidhi, who died on Tuesday evening due to age-related ailments.

FOLLOW LIVE: Karunanidhi's mortal remains placed at Rajaji hall; public, political leaders pay final respects

The mortal remains of Karunanidhi were brought to Rajaji Hall on early Wednesday after it was taken to his homes at Gopalapuram here and at CIT Colony for relatives and leaders to pay their last respects to the departed leader.

A Chief Minister for five times, the 94-year old veteran politician Karunanidhi's body is covered with National Flag.

Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth paid his respects to Karunanidhi and consoled the family members of the DMK leader.

Leaders of DMK party have assembled at Rajaji Hall.



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