Neighbourhood News Desk/ Garima Kotroo: The founder of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, Muthuvel Karunanidhi has passed away in Kauvery hospital. The 94-year-old dauntless Karunanidhi had battled deteriorated conditions for more than one year and sadly left Tamil Nadu in shock.
Karunanidhi had the longest stint as chief minister for 19 years. He emerged as one of the strongest leaders of Tamil Nadu with his charisma, ideology, and political acumen. In a chequered and eventful political career over 70 years, he defined the ethos of an era.