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Karunanidhi death: CM Nitish expresses grief over DMK president's death

In his condolence message, Kumar said that the country has lost a big political personality who always kept democratic values at the top. He was a leading personality of social and economic uplift in Tamil Nadu.


PTI 07 Aug 2018, 03:07 PM India

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today expressed profound grief over DMK president M Karunanidhi's death. The former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister died at the age of 94 after a prolonged illness in Chennai.

In his condolence message, Kumar said that the country has lost a big political personality who always kept democratic values at the top. He was a leading personality of social and economic uplift in Tamil Nadu.

People will always remember his contributions and achievements vis-a-vis uplift of deprived sections of the society and also for maintaining social harmony, Kumar, who is also national president of JD(U), said.

"I had very close relations with him. His death has caused irreparable loss to the fields of politics and society," Kumar said in an official release. Kumar had talked to Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi over the telephone this morning, it said.

The Bihar CM prayed to almighty to give strength and courage to the relatives, followers, and fans to bear the loss. In his message, Kumar said "Karunanidhi was a popular leader.

His death has caused irreparable loss to Indian politics which is difficult to be filled." Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi also expressed grief over the death of the DMK leader.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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