The Madras High Court today allowed the burial of DMK President M.Karunanidhi at the Anna Memorial at Marina Beach.The court dismissed all pending petitions challenging burials on the Marina. The first bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Huluvadi G Ramesh and Justice S S Sundar dismissed the petitions, including one by social activist Traffic Ramaswamy, when it resumed hearing this morning.
After a special sitting that commenced late last night, the court had adjourned the matter at 1.15 am. The hearing resumed at 8 am this morning. The DMK had moved the court late last night hours after the AIADMK government announced its inability to allot space on the Marina beach for the burial of Karunanidhi citing pending cases.94-year old Karunanidhi died last evening after aprolonged illness.