Chennai, Aug 8: DMK chief M. Karunanidhi passed away at 6:10 pm on Tuesday, said a medical bulletin released by Kauvery Hospital in Chennai at 6:45 p.m. Karunanidhi was admitted to the hospital following a drop in his blood pressure in the early hours of July 28. Since then the five-time Chief Minister's medical status has gone through ups and downs. After a setback on July 29, he continues to be in hospital due to age-related ailments, and is under "active medical support".
Here are some of the famous quotes:
- I myself do not know from which year my post-retirement era starts
- Experience is like a school. Arrogant can never learn.
- There is no such cruelty as loneliness; There is no real friend like that
- The man who knows how to laugh understands Human values better
- Enemies who openly oppose are better than friends who can backstab.
- Reading books will give you knowledge about the world; But If you read the world like a book, then you gain experience
- Bee Hive and misers are same.. Becoz both are not useful for those who work hard..
- The designation is like Crown of thorns.
- Unholy Alliance will end in Disaster
- I always give 'rest to rest' and hope I will not retire from active politics.
- Even if we are defeated, we need to save Tamil
- If I win, I would be the Chief Minister for the sixth time
- Stalin can become Chief Minister only if nature does something to me