M Karunanidhi, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Chief and former Tamilnadu Chief Minister died in Kauvery Hospital on Tuesday @ 6:10 PM August 7th 2018.
In spite of the best possible efforts by team of doctors he failed to respond. Hundreds of supporters gathered outside the hospital as the news of the DMK patriarch becoming critical spread in the evening, with all of them praying for his recovery. The state DGP had ordered tightening of security across Tamil Nadu. The state DGP had ordered tightening of security across Tamil Nadu.
PM Narendra Modi: My thoughts are with the family and the countless supporters of Karunanidhi Ji in this hour of grief. India and particularly Tamil Nadu will miss him immensely. May his soul rest in peace.
President of India, Ramnath Kovind: Extremely sad to learn of the passing of Thiru M. Karunanidhi. A doyen of our public life, as a contributor to the development of Tamil Nadu and of India he has few peers. Our country is poorer today. My condolences to his family and millions of well-wishers