Karunanidhi no more: Tamil Nadu to observe seven days mourning; holiday tomorrow

07 August 2018, 08:27 PM
Karunanidhi no more: Tamil Nadu to observe seven days mourning; holiday tomorrow
Karunanidhi no more: Tamil Nadu to observe seven days mourning; holiday tomorrow

Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday announced a seven-day mourning to mark the demise of former chief minister and DMK chief president M Karunanidhi.

“Tamil Nadu government announces seven-day mourning after Karunanidhi’s death; national flag to fly at half mast,” PTI quoted Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan as saying.

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Government offices and educational institutions in the state will remain closed on Wednesday, according to sources.

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Karunanidhi passed away at 6.10 pm on Tuesday at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai. He was 94.

First Published: Tuesday, August 07, 2018 08:05 PM
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