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DMK moves court seeking space for Karuna at Marina beach

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Hours after the government announced its inability to allot a space on the for burial of Karunanidhi, the party moved the challenging its decision.

for DMK P Wilson and Saravanan went to of the Huluvadi G Ramesh's residence and sought permission to move an urgent motion.

The directed them to serve notice on the general, saying he would hear the case at 10.30 pm at his residence.

Earlier, DMK working M K Stalin, recalling the long public life of Karunanidhi, had written to K Palaniswami seeking space inside the mausoleum complex of the departed leader's mentor C N Annadurai at the Marina.

A government statement said it was "unable to allot space at owing to several pending cases in the and legal complications."

Hence, the government is prepared to allot a two-acre site on Sardar Patel Road near the memorials to Rajaji and Kamaraj, it said.

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 21:55 IST