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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Pays Tribute to M Karunanidhi

India | PTI | August 8, 2018, 11:28 am
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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to the late DMK President M. Karunanidhi after laying a wreath on the body that was lying in state at Rajaji Hall in Chennai on August 8, 2018. (Image: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to the late DMK President M. Karunanidhi after laying a wreath on the body that was lying in state at Rajaji Hall in Chennai on August 8, 2018. (Image: PTI)

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 Arriving by a special flight, Modi reached the government estate and paid his respects to the late former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. (Image: PTI)

Arriving by a special flight, Modi reached the government estate and paid his respects to the late former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. (Image: PTI)

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 After going around the casket in which the body was wrapped in the tri-colour, the Prime Minister patted MK Stalin, Karunanidhi's son and political heir, and his daughter Kanimozhi and comforted them with words of solace. (Image: PTI)

After going around the casket in which the body was wrapped in the tri-colour, the Prime Minister patted MK Stalin, Karunanidhi's son and political heir, and his daughter Kanimozhi and comforted them with words of solace. (Image: PTI)

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 After exchanging a few words with them, Modi also comforted other family members and left the place. (Image: PTI)

After exchanging a few words with them, Modi also comforted other family members and left the place. (Image: PTI)

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 The Prime Minister was accompanied by Tamil Nadu Governor Banwari Lal Purohit, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan and state BJP President Tamilisai Soundararajan. Sitharaman also comforted Stalin and Kanimozhi. (Image: PTI)

The Prime Minister was accompanied by Tamil Nadu Governor Banwari Lal Purohit, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan and state BJP President Tamilisai Soundararajan. Sitharaman also comforted Stalin and Kanimozhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 Modi also greeted with folded hands the crowd of mourners who shouted to acknowledge his arrival. Stalin and other DMK leader saw him off. (Image: PTI)

Modi also greeted with folded hands the crowd of mourners who shouted to acknowledge his arrival. Stalin and other DMK leader saw him off. (Image: PTI)

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 PM Modi greets with folded hands the crowd of mourners at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

PM Modi greets with folded hands the crowd of mourners at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 PM Modi pays his last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

PM Modi pays his last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 PM Modi pays his last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

PM Modi pays his last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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