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Delhi Assembly adjourns as mark of respect to Karunanidhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

In a departure from tradition, the was adjourned for the day today as a mark of respect to former M Karunanidhi.

There is no precedent of adjourning the House over the demise of a former of other state.

Before the adjournment of the House proceedings, all members paid homage to the by observing a two-minute silence.

Members also paid homage to four Army personnel who were martyred in yesterday.

As began on the third day of the Monsoon Session, expressed condolence over the deaths of Karunanidhi and four Army personnel.

Deputy and said the country will always remember the

The 94-year-old Karunanidhi breathed his last yesterday.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 15:30 IST