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Deve Gowda leaves for Chennai to pay last respects to Karunanidhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Former and JD (S) supremo H D Deve Gowda will be in Chennai to pay his last respects to DMK M Karunanidhi, who died yesterday after prolonged illness, a here said today.

The JD(S) is on his way to Chennai to pay homage to Karunanidhi, fondly addressed as "Kalaignar" (artiste), the party's Danish told

Recalling that his interactions with Karunanidhi, Gowda said in his condolence message, "His (DMK chief's) understanding and emphasis on social welfare stood out. Firmly committed to democratic ideals, his strong opposition to the Emergency will always be remembered.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 13:45 IST