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Shocked by the death of M Karunanidhi, 248 party workers died: DMK

DMK announced a solatium of Rs 200,000 for the deceased families

M Karunanidhi  |  Dmk  |  Karunanidhi

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

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The on Tuesday said as many as 248 party workers died, 'shocked' by the death of party patriarch and announced a solatium of Rs 200,000 each to their families.

After knowing about the hospitalisation and failing health of and later his death, 248 party workers died, a resolution adopted at the party general council meeting said.

Condoling their deaths, said,"this general council resolves to provide a solatium of Rs 200,000 each totalling Rs 49.6 million to their families."

patriarch died on August 7 here in a private hospital, after prolonged illness.

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First Published: Tue, August 28 2018. 16:48 IST