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Madras HC Allows Karunanidhi’s Burial at Marina Beach

Madras HC Allows Karunanidhi’s Burial at Marina Beach

The Madras High Court on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 has allowed DMK president and five-time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu – M Karunanidhi to be laid to rest on Marina beach.

The order has been pronounced on an urgent plea filed by DMK lawyers at 10:30 PM on Tuesday after AIDMK government announced its inability to allot space near Anna Samadhi (memorial of on his mentor C N Annadurai) on Marina beach.

Further, the High Court bench comprising of Acting Chief Justice Huluvadi G Ramesh and Justice S S Sundar dismissed all the pending petitions challenging burials on the Marina beach.

The special sitting of the court that commenced late last night was adjourned at 1:15 AM and then resumed at 8 AM.

  1. Karunanidhi, died at 6: 10 PM on Tuesday (August 7th, 2018) after battling infection and other age-related ailments, he was 94-years old.

The parliament has been adjourned for a day after paying tributes to the former Chief Minister.




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