Deve Gowda leaves for Chennai to pay last respects to Karunanidhi
The JD(S) party chief is on his way to Chennai to pay homage to Karunanidhi, fondly addressed as "Kalaignar" (artiste), the party's national general secretary Danish Ali told PTI.
Former prime minister and JD (S) supremo H D Deve Gowda will be in Chennai to pay his last respects to DMK president M Karunanidhi, who died yesterday after a prolonged illness, a party leader here said today.
Recalling that his interactions with Karunanidhi, Gowda said in his condolence message, "His (DMK chief's) understanding and emphasis on social welfare stood out. Firmly committed to democratic ideals, his strong opposition to the Emergency will always be remembered."
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