Karnataka CM pays last respects to Karunanidhi

Chennai: Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and Deputy Chief Minister G. Parameshwara paid their last respects to DMK patriarch M. Karunanidhi here on Wednesday.

Kumaraswamy and Parameshwara also met Karunanidhi’s bereaved family members and expressed their condolences.

A day-long mourning is being observed in Karnataka as a mark of respect to the DMK leader who died in Chennai on Tuesday evening.

Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal-Secular chief H.D. Deve Gowda is also expected to reach Chennai where Karunanidhi will be laid to rest at the Marina Beach.