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TN to officially celebrate former CM Late M. Karunanidhi birthday every year

- April 26, 2022

Chennai, April 26 (BPNS)

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin announced in the legislative assembly on Tuesday that a statue of former Chief Minister, M. Karunanidhi would be installed at the Government Omandarur estate on June 3, the birth anniversary of the late DMK leader.

He also said the government would observe the late Chief Minister’s birth anniversary as a government function every year.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister also said that M. Karunanidhi was never defeated in any election he had contested. He also recalled the contributions of the former Chief Minister to the welfare of the Tamil people and the state of Tamil Nadu.

Senior DMK leader and Tamil Nadu water resources minister, S. Duraimurugan thanked Stalin and said that Karunanidhi was unique in all aspects including his magnanimous behaviour even towards the opposition leaders.

Leaders of all political parties except the AIADMK welcomed the announcement. BJP which is an opposition party in Tamil Nadu and in the AIADMK alliance also welcomed the announcement made by the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister.