The veteran politician and DMK chief M. Karunanidhi passed away today at the age of 94. The demise of DMK chief has left the country in a shock. Politicians from all over the country are paying their last respect to DMK chief M. Karunanidhi. Even Twitter users are paying their last respect to the DMK chief and tweeting about him.
PM Modi also took to his Twitter account to offer condolence and wrote, “My thoughts are with the family and the countless supporters of Karunanidhi Ji in this hour of grief. India and particularly Tamil Nadu will miss him immensely. May his soul rest in peace.”
Even Congress chief Rahul Gandhi took to his Twitter account to pay last respect to DMK chief, “Loved by the Tamilian people, Kalaignar strode the stage of Tamil politics, like a colossus, for over 6 decades. In his passing, India has lost a great son. My condolences to his family as also to the millions of Indians who grieve for their beloved leader tonight”, he wrote.
Here are some of the Twitter posts by people who paid their last respect to M. Karunanidhi
My thoughts are with the family and the countless supporters of Karunanidhi Ji in this hour of grief. India and particularly Tamil Nadu will miss him immensely. May his soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/7ZZQi9VEkm
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 7, 2018
Loved by the Tamilian people, Kalaignar strode the stage of Tamil politics, like a colossus, for over 6 decades. In his passing, India has lost a great son. My condolences to his family as also to the millions of Indians who grieve for their beloved leader tonight.#Karunanidhi
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 7, 2018
On behalf of the United States Mission in India, I wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of former Chief Minister Muthuvel #Karunanidhi and the people of Tamil Nadu. He will be remembered for his years of public service to his state and the country at large.
— Ken Juster (@USAmbIndia) August 7, 2018
A legend in his lifetime, counted amongst the giants of the political landscape of India #Kalaignar #Karunanidhi ji has left a void not just in his home state of Tamil Nadu but in the entire country that will never be filled. My condolences to his family & Tamils the world over.
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) August 7, 2018
The Dravidian Movement has contributed immensely in the fight against injustice, irrationality and inequality. Mr. #Karunanidhi was a worthy heir to that ideological legacy. We salute him for his contribution to our lives and to that of our nation.#RIPKalaingar
— Kanhaiya Kumar (@kanhaiyakumar) August 7, 2018
Condolences to the family and supporters of #Karunanidhi ji. May everyone maintain peace in Tamil Nadu.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 7, 2018
I convey my deepest condolences to family members and admirers of #Karunanidhi ji on his demise. RIP
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) August 7, 2018
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) August 7, 2018
— G.V.Prakash Kumar (@gvprakash) August 7, 2018
— Sachin Pilot (@SachinPilot) August 7, 2018
— Nirmala Sitharaman (@nsitharaman) August 7, 2018
— Manoj Tiwari (@ManojTiwariMP) August 7, 2018
Only once in a while you see a visionary leader like @kalaignar89, who championed the cause of social activism and federalism. My respect to a giant soul who departed for heavenly abode. My condolences are with family and fans of Shri #Karunanidhi.
— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) August 7, 2018
In Kalaignar’s unfortunate demise. I have lost a long trusted friend/guardian and the nation has lost one of the greatest fighter for social justice. My deepest condolences to family members and his associates. #Karunanidhi #RIPKalaignar
— Lalu Prasad Yadav (@laluprasadrjd) August 7, 2018
#Karunanidhi RIP. A champion of federalism, distinctiveness of his state, and the social justice values of dravida movement…
A life well lived…
A life that was transformative….
— Saba Naqvi (@_sabanaqvi) August 7, 2018
It was sad to here the news of demise of #Karunanidhi ji. We respect his thoughts on democracy and development.
Om Shanti!! #RIPKalaignar
— Mansukh Mandaviya (@mansukhmandviya) August 7, 2018
Karunanidhi’s mortal remains will be at his Gopalapuram residence between 8:30 pm – 1 am; then
1am – 3 am: CIT Colony residence. Public can pay their last respects from 4 am onwards at Rajaji Hall. #Karunanidhi #Kalaignar
— Anna Isaac (@anna_isaac) August 7, 2018
Saddened by the demise of #KalaignarKarunanidhi.
Longest Leader/Ruler In Politics.
It’s End of an Era… May your Soul Rest in peace Kalaignar Ayaa.
You will be missed.#RIPKalaignar #Karunanidhi#கலைஞர்#TeamSRKCFC pic.twitter.com/dELU5ZRg7T
— ♡♔SRKCFC♔♡™ (@SRKCHENNAIFC) August 7, 2018
— Telugu_Periyar🏴 (@dileep0489) August 7, 2018
— ANI (@ANI) August 7, 2018
End of an era ! Kalaignar was such an essential part of the fabric of Chennai and Tamil Nadu. All of us who’ve lived there will feel an inexplicable loss. RIP
— dulquer salmaan (@dulQuer) August 7, 2018
Today India has lost one of its tallest leaders. Deeply saddened by the passing away of Kalaignar Karunanidhi ji. Deepest condolences to the family and loved ones 🙏🏽 His contribution to the state of Tamil Nadu, its people has been immense. True Champion of Tamil pride. RIP Sir.
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) August 7, 2018