After battling for life for 11 days in hospital, DMK stalwart M.Karunanidhi finally lost the battle and breathed his last yesterday. He was 94. He was five time Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK President for almost half a century.He will be buried at the Anna Memorial on the Marina.
The State government has declared a holiday today for all educational institutions and offices of the state government as a mark of respect to the departed leader. He was not only a great leader but also an author, script writer, orator and a social activist. Prime Minister Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and many other dignitaries will be coming to Chennai to pay their last respects. May his soul rest in peace.