Chennai, August 8: Fans, friends, colleagues and followers paid tributes to DMK Patriarch M Karunanidhi on Wednesday, a day after the Kalaignar died in Chennai following a prolonged illness. Karunanidhi will be laid to rest this evening in Chennai. A hearing is underway in Madras High Court to decide on Karunanidhi's memorial at Marina Beach in Chennai. Emotions have been running high among the Kalaignar's followers since he died on Tuesday. Watch live streaming of the final journey of the DMK patriarch on Sun News YouTube channel. Also, Follow Live updates of Karunanidhi's final journey here.
Karunanidhi died on Tuesday at 6:10 pm at the Kauvery Hospital in Chennai after a prolonged illness. His mortal remains have been kept at Rajaji Hall for supporters and colleagues to pay their respects to the five-time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
Live Video of Karunanidhi's Last Rites
Karunanidhi's body was kept at his Gopalapuram residence till 1:00 am where his family members and relatives paid last respect to him. His mortal remains were then taken to his CIT Colony residence. At 4:00 am today, his body was taken to Rajaji Hall where party cadre, the general public and political leaders can pay their respects.