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Rahul cancells Delhi meeting to attend Karunanidhi's burial

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The meeting convened by in to discuss current political scenario and quota stir stood cancelled as he had to attend DMK stalwart M Karunanidhi's burial in Chennai today.

Karunanidhi, 94, died yesterday following prolonged illness.

Senior leaders from Maharashtra, including state unit Ashok Chavan, of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil and others, were to attend the scheduled meeting.

"The meeting could not happen as Rahul ji had to fly to Chennai to attend Karunanidhi's burial. There is no clarity when the meeting will take place now," a party source said.

The community has been staging protests for reservation in government jobs and education.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 19:55 IST
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