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PM pays homage to Karunanidhi

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Narendra paid tribute to late M at the here today and briefly met members of his family.

Clad in white, laid a wreath at Karunanidhi's feet and bowed before his mortal remains, paying his respect to the late leader.

He later consoled the DMK chief's family members, including his wife M K

Modi, who arrived here from by a special flight earlier in the morning, was accompanied by Governor Banwarilal Purohit, and state unit leaders of the BJP, besides those of the DMK and the AIADMK.

He later had a brief conversation with Rajathi.

He exchanged a few words with Stalin, the DMK's working president, gently patting him on the back in an apparent gesture of consoling him.

While leaving, spoke to Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi, an MP, as joined him.

Karunanidhi, 94, died at a private hospital yesterday following

The in his message had described the as a prolific thinker and a who stood for regional aspiration and national progress.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 11:50 IST