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M Karunanidhi Laid to Rest Beside Annadurai at Marina in Chennai

India | News18 | August 8, 2018, 10:19 pm
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 People gather to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi near Marina Beach, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

People gather to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi near Marina Beach, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 DMK working president MK Stalin with family members during DMK chief M Karunanidhi's funeral ceremony at Anna Memorial, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

DMK working president MK Stalin with family members during DMK chief M Karunanidhi's funeral ceremony at Anna Memorial, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 People gather to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi as his cortege passes through the streets of Chennai. (Image: PTI)

People gather to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi as his cortege passes through the streets of Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 People gather to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi as his cortege passes through the streets of Chennai. (Image: PTI)

People gather to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi as his cortege passes through the streets of Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu pays his last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi as his cortege passes through the streets of Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu pays his last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi as his cortege passes through the streets of Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 Police personnel control the crowd gathered to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Police personnel control the crowd gathered to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 DMK working president MK Stalin with family members during DMK chief M Karunanidhi's funeral ceremony at Anna Memorial, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

DMK working president MK Stalin with family members during DMK chief M Karunanidhi's funeral ceremony at Anna Memorial, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 People gather to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi as his cortege passes through the streets of Chennai. (Image: PTI)

People gather to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi as his cortege passes through the streets of Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 DMK general secretary K Anbazhagan with DMK working president MK Stalin pays tribute during DMK chief M Karunanidhi's funeral ceremony at Anna Memorial, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

DMK general secretary K Anbazhagan with DMK working president MK Stalin pays tribute during DMK chief M Karunanidhi's funeral ceremony at Anna Memorial, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 DMK leader Kanimozhi pays floral tribute to her father DMK chief M Karunanidhi's during his funeral ceremony at Anna Memorial, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

DMK leader Kanimozhi pays floral tribute to her father DMK chief M Karunanidhi's during his funeral ceremony at Anna Memorial, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 DMK working president MK Stalin and son of DMK chief M Karunanidhi receives tricolour during his funeral ceremony at Anna Memorial, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

DMK working president MK Stalin and son of DMK chief M Karunanidhi receives tricolour during his funeral ceremony at Anna Memorial, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 DMK working president MK Stalin with family members during his father DMK chief M Karunanidhi's funeral ceremony at Anna Memorial, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

DMK working president MK Stalin with family members during his father DMK chief M Karunanidhi's funeral ceremony at Anna Memorial, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 A glass casket carrying body of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party president M. Karunanidhi is seen during the funeral procession, in Chennai. (Image: AFP)

A glass casket carrying body of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party president M. Karunanidhi is seen during the funeral procession, in Chennai. (Image: AFP)

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 People gather to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi as his cortege passes through the streets of Chennai. (Image: PTI)

People gather to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi as his cortege passes through the streets of Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 DMK working president MK Stalin with family members MK Alagiri, Kanimozhi and others during their father DMK chief M Karunanidhi's funeral ceremony at Anna Memorial, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

DMK working president MK Stalin with family members MK Alagiri, Kanimozhi and others during their father DMK chief M Karunanidhi's funeral ceremony at Anna Memorial, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 People gather to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi as his cortege passes through the streets of Chennai. (Image: PTI)

People gather to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi as his cortege passes through the streets of Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 DMK chief M Karunanidhi was laid to rest with full State honours at Marina Beach in Chennai. Dravidian Icon was was buried next to Mentor Anna. (Image: Special Arrangement)

DMK chief M Karunanidhi was laid to rest with full State honours at Marina Beach in Chennai. Dravidian Icon was was buried next to Mentor Anna. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 A Chief Minister for five times, the 94-year old veteran politician Karunanidhi's body is covered with National Flag. A large number of people have gathered outside the Rajaji Hall here to pay their last respects to DMK President M.Karunanidhi, who died on Tuesday evening due to age-related ailments. (Image: PTI)

A Chief Minister for five times, the 94-year old veteran politician Karunanidhi's body is covered with National Flag. A large number of people have gathered outside the Rajaji Hall here to pay their last respects to DMK President M.Karunanidhi, who died on Tuesday evening due to age-related ailments. (Image: PTI)

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 A Tri-colour is placed on the mortal remains of DMK chief M Karunanidhi as an honour, at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

A Tri-colour is placed on the mortal remains of DMK chief M Karunanidhi as an honour, at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party supporters display a portrait of party president Muthuvel Karunanidhi as they gather to pay respects to his remains at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: AFP)

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party supporters display a portrait of party president Muthuvel Karunanidhi as they gather to pay respects to his remains at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: AFP)

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 A picture capturing emotions of children of late Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi. Stalin and Kanimozhi have tears of relief as the Madras High Court grants them permission to bury their father at Marina Beach. (Image: News18)

A picture capturing emotions of children of late Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi. Stalin and Kanimozhi have tears of relief as the Madras High Court grants them permission to bury their father at Marina Beach. (Image: News18)

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 A woman supporter of former Tamil Nadu state chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party chief Muthuvel Karunanidhi, wails as she waits for her turn to offer tributes to her leader, in Chennai. (Image: AP)

A woman supporter of former Tamil Nadu state chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party chief Muthuvel Karunanidhi, wails as she waits for her turn to offer tributes to her leader, in Chennai. (Image: AP)

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 TVS chief Venu Srinivasan and his wife expresses their condolence to DMK leaders M.K Stalin (R) on the demise of his father and DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

TVS chief Venu Srinivasan and his wife expresses their condolence to DMK leaders M.K Stalin (R) on the demise of his father and DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 A DMK party worker faints during the funeral of DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

A DMK party worker faints during the funeral of DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 A supporter of former Tamil Nadu state chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party chief Muthuvel Karunanidhi, waits for his turn to offer tributes to his leader, in Chennai. (Image: AP)

A supporter of former Tamil Nadu state chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party chief Muthuvel Karunanidhi, waits for his turn to offer tributes to his leader, in Chennai. (Image: AP)

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 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party supporters gather to pay respects to the remains of Muthuvel Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: AFP)

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party supporters gather to pay respects to the remains of Muthuvel Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: AFP)

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 DMK party supporters gather to pay respects to the remains of Muthuvel Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: News18)

DMK party supporters gather to pay respects to the remains of Muthuvel Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: News18)

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 Police maintain security as DMK supporters gather to pay respects to the remains of M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: News18)

Police maintain security as DMK supporters gather to pay respects to the remains of M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: News18)

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 Thousands of supporters of former Tamil Nadu state chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party chief Muthuvel Karunanidhi, wait for their turn to offer tributes to their leader, in Chennai. (Image: AP)

Thousands of supporters of former Tamil Nadu state chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party chief Muthuvel Karunanidhi, wait for their turn to offer tributes to their leader, in Chennai. (Image: AP)

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 Thousands of supporters of former Tamil Nadu state chief Minister and DMK political party chief M Karunanidhi, wait for their turn to offer tributes to their leader, in Chennai. (Image: AP)

Thousands of supporters of former Tamil Nadu state chief Minister and DMK political party chief M Karunanidhi, wait for their turn to offer tributes to their leader, in Chennai. (Image: AP)

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 Supporters mourn as they arrive to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Supporters mourn as they arrive to pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 MP Kannimozhi of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham (DMK) party looks at the body of her father and DMK party president Muthuvel Karunanidhi, as others gather to pay respects to him, at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: AFP)

MP Kannimozhi of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham (DMK) party looks at the body of her father and DMK party president Muthuvel Karunanidhi, as others gather to pay respects to him, at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: AFP)

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 DMK workers mourn the death of their Party chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

DMK workers mourn the death of their Party chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 The Kalaignar, as Karunanidhi was fondly known, passed away aged 94 on August 8, 2018. (Image: News18)

The Kalaignar, as Karunanidhi was fondly known, passed away aged 94 on August 8, 2018. (Image: News18)

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 The body of DMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi. (Image: News18)

The body of DMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi. (Image: News18)