Shri. M.Karunanidhi , fondly called Kalainger, (94) passed away at 6.10 PM on -07-08-2018 at Kaveri Hospital, Chennai. He was Tamil Nadu Chief Minister for five terms and DMK President for 50 years. He was ailing for some time long. He was closely associated with the Tamil film and has penned story and screen play for many films and richly contributed to Tamil literature with his numerous books. He fought for the rights of the marginalised and the backward section of the people which made him popular among the Tamil People. Shri.Karunanidhi became the Chief Minister after Shri C.Annadurai, the founder president and founder DMK Chief Minister expired. He has also played a key role in the national political scenario and was instrumental in DMK sharing power in the various central governments.
BDPA (India) expresses deep sorrow on tha passing away of Shri. M.Karunanidhi and conveys heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and the people of Tamil Nadu.