Chennai, Aug 8: M Karunanidhi, who was once part of a struggle for the establishment of a Dravida Nadu was also incidentally the first Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu to unfurl the National Flag on Independence Day.
Chennai, Aug 8: One of Tamil Nadu’s tallest leaders and five time chief minister, M Karunanidhi is no more. His body has been kept at state at the Rajaji Hall in Chennai for people to pay their last respects.
Chennai, Aug 8: During his lifetime, Karunanidhi met with several visitors, dignitaries and VVIPs at his Gopalpuram residence. However there was one member in the family, who enjoyed a VVIP status that none could question.
Chennai, Aug 8: As a script writer he would have lived a life of obscurity in the shadows of film stars who enjoy cult status in Tamil Nadu.
Chennai, Aug 8: Can I address you as Appa once at least now? This was part of an emotional letter written by M K Stalin, following the death of his father, Karunanidhi, who passed away on Tuesday.