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Nitish, Sushil mourn DMK leader M Karunanidhi's death

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Kumar today expressed profound grief over DMK M Karunanidhi's death.

The former died at the age of 94 after a prolonged illness in Chennai.

In his condolence message, Kumar said that the country has lost a big political personality who always kept democratic values at the top. He was a leading personality of social and economic uplift in

People will always remember his contributions and achievements vis-a-vis uplift of deprived sections of the society and also for maintaining social harmony, Kumar, who is also national of JD(U), said.

"I had a very close relations with him. His death has caused irreparable loss to the fields of politics and society," Kumar said in an official release.

Kumar had talked to Karunanidhi's daughter over telephone this morning, it said.

The CM prayed to almighty to give strength and courage to the relatives, followers and fans to bear the loss.

In his message, Kumar said "was a popular leader. His death has caused irreparable loss to Indian politics which is diffuclt to be filled."

Deputy also expressed grief over death of the

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 20:40 IST
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