Karuna Shukla played important role in Congress's 2018 assembly poll win in Chhattisgarh through efficient booth level management, said former MP minister Sajjan Singh Verma.
DMK leaders and cadres paid tribute to former Chief Minister Karunanidhi on the occasion of his second death anniversary, on Friday.
Gajapati ADM Karunakar Raika, the first bureaucrat of the State to succumb to Covid-19, was accorded a State funeral on Wednesday.
The assistance was offered at Sholinganallur, Velacherry, Saidapet East, Alandur North and Kalaingar Nagar South areas.
Palasa 1978, directed by debutante Karuna Kumar, depicts the harsh reality of the caste system, violence and the exploitation of the marginalised and poor in a feudalistic society.
The petitioner G Thalapathi, District Secretary of DMK in Madurai, submitted that the former CM was not only a politician but also a renowned Tamil writer and recipient of ‘Raja Rajan’ award.
Gopal alleged that there was no monitoring of effluents being released by more than 200 pharmaceutical companies.
Karunakaran is making his television debut with Asaalta Alaravidum Pullingo in Discovery India’s revamped Tamil channel, DTamil.
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.
An official spokesman said no celebratory function at government level was held today throughout the state and the national flag was flown half-mast at the headquarters.
Expressing grief over the death, Gandhi had said that the DMK patriarch strode the stage of Tamil politics like a colossus for six decades.
The streets across Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu wore a deserted look as all the shops including street vendors, shopping malls, cinema theaters, hotels and grocery shops down their shutters