The Union Cabinet, which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, condoled the demise of the 94-year-old leader, who had passed away on August 7 at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai.
Kalaignar spent 46 days inside the prison during the anti-Hindi agitations, initiated in 1937 by Justice Party leader Periyar EV Ramasamy Naicker and continued till 1939.
Three killed, 30 injured in stampede at Rajaji Hall as public pay homage to Karunanidhi’s mortal remains
Senbagavali, Saravanan (35) and another 60-year-old man whose identity is yet to be known died and around 30 others sustained injuries as they were caught in the stampede.
DMK cadre began to make a beeline for Anna Salai near the Anna statue as early as 5 am, after Karunanidhi’s mortal remains were brought to the Rajaji Hall from his CIT Colony house.
Karunanidhi’s maiden speech in the Assembly was on the Nagavaram issue and he waged a 20-day protest (August 23-September 9, 1957) against the landlord by leading the peasants.
Following a dramatic midnight hearing in the Acting Chief Justice's house last night and a heated debate in the high court this morning, the Madras HC has allowed Karunanidhi's burial on Marina beach
The mortal remains of the DMK stalwart now lies near his political mentor C. N. Annadurai.
His role in strengthening areas of mutual cooperation and narrowing down the differences between Kerala and Tamil Nadu deserves special mention, said CM Pinarayi.
The DMK president revealed he had agreed to retain the flag of present AIADMK (with Arignar Anna’s bust at the centre).
Gowda, whose friendship with Karunanidhi stood strong over the last 50 years, termed him as his elder brother and recalled his role in making him Prime Minister.
M Karunanidhi, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and DMK supremo breathed his last at Kauvery Hospital, Chennai. He was 94.
Bengaluru, which has a sizeable population of Tamilians, bid farewell to DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on Tuesday evening. Candlelight vigils were held at some places in Ulsoor, Sivanachetty Garden, Ban
DMK, then a fledgeling political party, organised the protest demanding change of the village’s name from Dalmiapuram back to its original name of Kallakudi.
Will be taken to Rajai Hall today early morning.
A five-time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Karunanidhi, 94, passed away at the Kauvery Hospital in Chennai on Tuesday evening.