Karunanidhi statue to be unveiled at Arivalayam December

Anna Arivalayam bereft of Anna statue.

Chennai: The statue of late DMK chief M Karunanidhi will be unveiled here next month, the party announced Thursday.

National-level leaders of various political parties are expected to attend the function to unveil the life-size statue 16 December. It will be located alongside a refurbished statue of DMK founder and late chief minister C N Annadurai at the party headquarters here, it said.

“A life-size statue of Dr Kalaignar will be unveiled by all India leaders,” the party said in a statement without elaborating. Karunanidhi, who passed away 7 August this year, aged 94, was addressed as ‘Kalaignar‘ by party workers and supporters.