Madras HC Allows Karunanidhi’s Burial At Marina Next To Annadurai As Thousands Arrive In Chennai To Attend Funeral

Even as hundreds gathered in Chennai to fork out their very last respects to Karunanidhi, the Madras Higher Court docket announced its verdict, permitting his burial close to the Anna memorial on Marina Seashore.

Although the DMK experienced needed to have the burial there, the Tamil Nadu govt had turned down their request stating they could not allot area on Chennai’s Marina Beach due to the fact of lawful difficulties.

The DMK welcomes the high court docket verdict with Karunanidhi’s son, Alagiri noticed breaking down soon after the verdict.

DMK supporters who have gathered in Chennai for the funeral were witnessed rejoicing after the substantial court verdict.

In the meantime, political leaders and dignitaries arrived at the Rajaji Hall in Chennai to spend tributes to the Kalaignar, wherever he is lying in point out.

Key Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Chennai this early morning and frequented Rajaji Hall.

Other leaders like Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Delhi Main Minister Arvind Kejriwal, West Bengal Main Minister Mamata Banerjee, Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kerala Main Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and other folks have been likely to get there in Chennai as a result of the early morning.

The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha classes were also adjourned for currently.

Retailers and workplaces in Chennai ended up mostly shut with a number of targeted traffic diversions throughout the metropolis to accommodate the 1000’s who ended up arriving in the town for the funeral.

Security has also been stepped up across the city to prevent untoward incidents.

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