DMK patriarch Karunanidhi turns 86

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M Karunanidhi
Chennai, Jun 3: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK supremo M Karunanidhi turned 86 on Wednesday, Jun 3. He celebrated his birthday with his family members and visited to the memorials of his mentor, late C N Annadurai and Dravida Kazhagam founder the late E V K Periyar.

Later he met his party members at Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (DMK) headquarters 'Anna Arivalayam' in Chennai. Karunanidhi birthday, falls at a time when his party has registered a thumping victory in the Lok Sabha polls (2009) bagging 18 out of 39 seats in Tamil Nadu.

DMK supremo recently announced his second son M K Stalin as his deputy there by solving his succession issue. He also ensured a Union cabinet berth for his elder son and first time MP M K Azhagiri. His grand nephew and former Union IT Minister Dayanidhi Maran has been made Union Textile Minister.

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