M Karunanidhi's mortal remains were brought to the Rajaji Hall early on August 8 after it was taken to his homes at Gopalapuram in Chennai and at CIT Colony for relatives and leaders to pay their last respects. The veteran politician's body was covered with the national flag. On Tuesday Union Home Ministry in a statement said the Tricolour will fly half-mast on Wednesday as a mark of respect to the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister. All pictures/Agencies
Indian MP Kanimozhi (3rd L in yellow) of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham (DMK) party looks at the body of her father and DMK party president Muthuvel Karunanidhi, as others gather to pay respects to him, at Rajaji hall in Chennai
A large number of people have gathered outside the Rajaji Hall to pay their last respects to DMK President M.Karunanidhi, who died on August 7 due to age-related ailments
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee pays her last respect to DMK chief M Karunanidhi, in Chennai. Mamata Banerjee said the country has lost one of its greatest sons
Tens of thousands of emotionally charged people from all over Tamil Nadu paid homage to DMK patriarch M. Karunanidhi even as his party battled legally with the state government for a burial place at the Marina Beach
DMK leader MK Stalin stands alongside the mortal remains of his father and DMK chief M Karunanidhi, in Chennai
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (4th R) interacts with Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party leader M.K. Stalin (3rd R) as he arrives give his last respects to late DMK party president M. Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall in Chennai
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to the late DMK President M. Karunanidhi after laying a wreath on the body that was lying in state at Rajaji Hall in Chennai. After going around the casket in which the body was wrapped in the tri-color, the Prime Minister patted M.K. Stalin, Karunanidhi's son and political heir, and his daughter Kanimozhi, MP, and comforted them with words of solace. After exchanging a few words with them, Modi also comforted other family members and left the place
Movie star and politician Kamal Hassan gestures as he pay his respects to the mortal remains of president Muthuvel Karunanidhi at Rajaji hall, in Chennai on August 8, 2018.
Lyricist and author Vairamuthu expresses his condolence to DMK leaders M.K Stalin (R) on the demise of his father and DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai
Actor-turned-politician and Congress national spokesperson Kushboo expresses her condolence to DMK leaders M.K Stalin (R) on the demise of his father and DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his cabinet colleague pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai
DMK Working President MK Stalin, Dayanidhi Maran and other family members stand near the mortal remains of DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai
TVS chief Venu Srinivasan and his wife expresses their condolence to DMK leaders M.K Stalin (R) on the demise of his father and DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai
Actor Rajnikanth and his family pay their last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai
Actor Ajith pays his last respects to DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall, in Chennai
Chief Minister for five times and leader of DMK party for 50 years, 94-year-old M Karunanidhi breathed his last owing to age-related ailments in a private hospital in Chennai on Tuesday evening.
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