Chennai, Jul 29 (UNI) Union Minister of State for External Affairs E Ahamed today called on DMK president and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi.
Emerging out of the 20 minute meeting, held at the Chief Minister's Gopalapuram residence, Mr Ahamed described it as a courtesy call.
''Whenever I come to Chennai I used to meet him. It's only a courtesy call'', he said without elaborating further.
The meeting assumes significance, as it took place a few days after Mr Karunanidhi called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged him to take steps to prevent killing of innocent Tamil fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy.
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