Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Karunanidhi passes away at 94

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and the president of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party in India M. Karunanidhi has died at the age of 94.

The veteran Indian politician was being treated for age-related illnesses at the Kauvery Hospital in Chennai since July 28.

Mr Karunanidhi served as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu five times between 1969 and 2011, and also played a key role in federal politics.

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