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DMK chief M Karunanidhi dies at 94

Muthuvel Karunanidhi died today at the age of 94. Karunanidhi was admitted to the hospital on July 28 following a dip in his blood pressure. He is in the ICU ever since.


Devdiscourse News Desk 07 Aug 2018, 11:32 AM India
  • Karunanidhi entered the 50th year as DMK President recently. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Muthuvel Karunanidhi died today at the age of 94. Karunanidhi was admitted to the hospital on July 28 following a dip in his blood pressure. He is in the ICU ever since. DMK president M Karunanidhi died here today after prolonged illness, the city hospital where the leader was admitted, said. The 94-year-old leader's end came at 6.10 p.m. "With deep anguish, we announce the demise of our beloved Kalaignar M Karunanidhi on 07.08.2018 at 6.10 pm.

Karunanidhi served 5 separate terms as CM of Tamil Nadu during 1969-2011. He is currently the chief of DMK party.

Karunanidhi entered the 50th year as DMK President recently and DMK celebrated the event by distributing sweets and giving away welfare assistance, a party leader claimed.

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu had also visited ailing DMK president M Karunanidhi at the hospital to inquire about his health.

This press release from Kauvery Hospital was tweeted from his official account:


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