Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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DMK patriarch & former Tamil Nadu CM Karunanidhi passes away
Tamil Nadu 07 August
DMK patriarch and five-time Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi breathed his last at a hospital in Chennai on tuesday evening after a 11-day battle for life. He was 94. According to the medical bulletin, the time of death was 6.10 pm. His health had seen a significant decline in the last 24 hours due to multi-organ failure.

Doctors stated that despite maximum medical support, he could not be resuscitated.

Thousands of supporters are mourning outside the hospital and condolences have been pouring in for the veteran leader.
Karunanidhi, who was popularly referred to as Kalaignar which means 'Actor' was admitted to the hospital on 28th of July after he contracted urinary tract infection and developed high fever.

Union Government has announced 1 day National mourning. National flag to fly at half mast.

State funeral to be accorded to Karunanidhi. While, Tamil Nadu has declared one day public holiday tomorrow as well as 7 days
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