Called PM Modi In Support Of DMK Chief: CM Mamata


Chennai: The construction of burial at Marina Beach is on process, the famed sands of the Marina Beach will be the final resting place for DMK doyen M Karunanidhi,the Dravidian icon get his due as the Madras High Court on Wednesday laid politics to rest ordering the state’s AIADMK government to allow his burial there.

On this day Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that she personally called Prime Minister Narendra Modi after All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)-led Tamil Nadu government denied permission for Karunanidhi’s memorial at the Marina Beach.

Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’Brien will represent Trinamool Congress at Karunanidhi’s funeral in Chennai.

The Madras High Court on Wednesday announced that DMK Chief M Karunanidhi can be buried at Chennai’s Marina Beach.

After hearing the High Court’s order, Karunanidhi’s son MK Stalin broke down while the DMK chief’s supporters celebrated outside the court and the Rajaji Hall, where his mortal remains have been kept.

On Tuesday, the DMK filed a plea in the court after state government denied burial space for Karunanidhi near Anna Memorial at Marina beach owing to pending petitions against burial on Marina beach. Karunanidhi breathed his last on Tuesday at Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital. His funeral will be held with full state honours.