The row over allocation of burial space for late DMK chief M Karunanidhi continued with the opposition party accusing the government of denying land on the Marina beachfront due to ‘vendetta’, a charge dismissed as ‘baseless’ by the ruling AIADMK. Continue Reading
Though the size of the crowd is less when compared to yesterday, the emotions have not gone down. A day after the burial of DMK president M Karunanidhi, party members today flocked the Samadhi and the residence of the patriarch to pay homage. Continue Reading
The demise of DMK supremo M Karunanidhi has left the city in a complete desolate state. Continue Reading
The death of grand old man of Indian politics and DMK Patriarch M Karunandihi, marked the end of an era, not only in Tamilnadu politics, but also in National politics. Continue Reading
It was at 1 am on Wednesday that we decided to go to the CIT Nagar residence of DMK patriarch Karunanidhi’s daughter and MP Kanimozhi to pay our last respects to the leader. My husband R Rangaraj, veteran journalist, called up Kanimozhi and she advised us to come to CIT Nagar.
The news of DMK president M Karunandhi’s demise has finally sunk in the minds of people. Alwarpet, the scene of all action for the last 11 days, now wears a deserted look. The former Chief Minster of Tamilnadu was admitted to Kauvery Hospital following health issues on 28 July.
DMK president M Karunanidhi created an unparallelled record by winning all the 13 Assembly elections he had contested since 1957, barring in 1984 when he chose to enter the now defunct Legislative Council. Continue Reading