DMK, AIADMK pay tributes to Annadurai on 106th birth anniversary

DMK, AIADMK pay tributes to Anna
Chennai, Sep 15: Veteran Dravidian leader and former Chief Minister C N Annadurai was remembered in the state on the occasion of his 106th birth anniversary.

DMK President M Karunanidhi, accompanied by senior leaders including M K Stalin, paid floral tributes to the portrait of Annadurai, fondly addressed as Anna by his followers.

AIADMK leaders also paid tributes to the leader under party's Presidium Chairman E Madhusudhanan. MDMK leader Vaiko and DMDK founder Vijayakanth also paid floral tributes to Annadurai.

In Delhi, Principal Resident Commissioner of Tamil Nadu House, Jasbir Singh Bajaj, garlanded a statue of Anna. Annadurai, founder of DMK, ushered in the first non-Congress government in Tamil Nadu. His party had unseated the Congress government in 1967 and he became the Chief Minister.

A veteran Dravidian leader, he is respected across party lines.


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