Rahul condoles demise of Karunanidhi, says India has lost a great son

Source: PTI | Published on 8th August 2018, 12:55 AM | National News | Don't Miss |

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today condoled the demise of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi and said he strode the stage of Tamil politics like a colossus for six decades.

The Congress leader said in his passing India has lost a "great son".

"Loved by the Tamilian people, Kalaignar strode the stage of Tamil politics, like a colossus, for over 6 decades. In his passing, India has lost a great son. My condolences to his family as also to the millions of Indians who grieve for their beloved leader tonight," he said on Twitter.

DMK president M Karunanidhi died in Chennai today after prolonged illness, the hospital where the leader was admitted announced.

The 94-year-old leader's end came at 6.10 pm.

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