Madras HC allows Karunanidhi’s body to be buried on the Marina
Madras High Court on Wednesday granted permission Karunanidhi’s body to be buried on the Marina.
Chennai: Madras High Court on Wednesday granted permission Karunanidhi’s body to be buried on the Marina here.
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi's mortal remains have been moved at Chennai's Rajaji Hall in Anna Sala on Wednesday morning.
Wrapped in tricolor, the mortal remains have been kept at the hall for the public to pay homage. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam visited Rajaji Hall to pay their respect to the DMK chief.
The 94-year-old political leader passed away on August 7 after prolonged illness. He will be accorded with the state funeral later in the day.
Soon after Karunanidhi's demise, many political leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and chief ministers of various states expressed their deep grief and extended their condolences to the bereaved family.