DMK Chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi passed away at 6.10 pm today in Chennai.
The latest press release from the hospital stated that despite the best possible efforts by the medical team to resuscitate him, he failed to respond.
The 94-year-old veteran leader was admitted to the Kauveri hospital on the wee hours on 28th. He had been admitted to the ICU was in medical treatment for the past 11 days.
President, Vice President and Prime Minister have expressed their grief over the sad demise of DMK Chief M Karunanidhi.
President Ram Nath Kovind said in a message that he is extremely sad to learn about M Karunanidhi’s death.
Mr Kovind termed Mr Karunaidhi as a doyen of public life, a contributor to the development of Tamil Nadu and of India.