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Shatrughan Sinha seeks national mourning for Karunanidhi

PTI | Updated on: 07 Aug 2018, 08:08:53 PM
Shatrughan Sinha seeks national mourning for Karunanidhi (File photo)

New Delhi:

BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday expressed grief over death of DMK president M Karunanidhi and urged the Centre to announce a national mourning for him. 

Sinha said Karunanidhi was “most loved, admired and respected leader and a real role model for everybody.”

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The 94-year-old leader died at Chennai after prolonged illness on Tuesday. “His passing away is an heart-breaking news for all of us,” the BJP MP from Patna Sahib told PTI over phone.

It would be apt to describe him as the “last mughul” of Indian politics, Sinha, who served as Union minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee ministry, said.

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“It’s true that the show must go on but the show will not be the same without Karunanidhi,” the actor-politician said.


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First Published : 07 Aug 2018, 08:06:45 PM