Chennai, June 3 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi turned 87 today.
On the occasion, leaders of various political parties conveyed their greetings to him.
After planting a sapling to mark the occasion, Karunanidhi paid homage at the memorials of his mentors, DMK founder C N Annadurai and rationalist leader E V R Periyar.
He later cut a cake at his residence and was joined by family members including his sons, Deputy Chief Minister M K Stalin and Union Fertiliser Minister M K Alagiri.
Karunanidhi is scheduled to meet party workers at DMK headquarters Anna Arivalayam later today.
A Tamil film, Pen Singham, scripted by the DMK chief based on his old novel, will also be released today.
The Chennai Corporation is likely to announce a new scheme for new born children to mark the occasion. (ANI)