Chennai: DMK suprimo and former chief minister of Tamilnadu M. Karunanidhi today passed away at 94.
“Despite the best possible efforts by our team of our doctors and nurses to resuscitate him, he failed to respond,” Aravindan Selvaraj, executive director, Kauvery Hospital said in a press release.
The stalwart of the Dravidian Movement is survived by wives Dayalu Ammal and Rajathi Ammal; children M.K. Muthu (born to his first wife Padmavathy); M.K. Alagiri, M.K. Stalin, M.K. Tamilarasu and daughter Selvi (through Dayalu); and M. Kanimozhi born to Rajathi.
TN Govt has announced holiday for Govt Offices and Educational Institutions in the state tomorrow. State will observe 7 days of official mourning as a mark of respect to the Departed Leader/Ex-TN CM Dr.Kalaignar