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Rahul condoles demise of Karunanidhi, says India has lost a great son

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today condoled the demise of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi and said he strode the stage of Tamil like a colossus for six decades.

The said in his passing has lost a "great son".

"Loved by the Tamilian people, Kalaignar strode the stage of Tamil politics, like a colossus, for over 6 decades. In his passing, has lost a great son. My condolences to his family as also to the millions of Indians who grieve for their beloved tonight," he said on

DMK M Karunanidhi died in Chennai today after prolonged illness, the hospital where the was admitted announced.

The 94-year-old leader's end came at 6.10 pm.

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 19:55 IST