UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Sunday unveiled a bronze statue of DMK patriarch and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi at the DMK headquarters in Chennai in presence of Karunanidhi's son M K Stalin.
Chennai: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi unveils former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's statue, at DMK headquarters pic.twitter.com/hM34stQqof— ANI (@ANI) December 16, 2018
She unveiled former Chief Minister Karunanidhi's statue installed at the DMK headquarters Anna Arivalayam in Chennai in the presence of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy, leaders of DMK and several other parties, movie actors and industrialists.
Actor-turned-politician Rajnikanth also participated in the function.
Later in the evening Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Stalin, Chief Ministers Naidu, Vijayan, Narayanasamy and others will be addressing a public rally in Chennai.
Karunanidhi passed away in August after a protracted illness.
The DMK, which was a part of the UPA alliance, had broken off from the umbrella alliance ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.