INDIA: THOUSANDS MOURN AFTER REVERED INDIAN LEADER M KARUNANIDHI DIES AGED 94.

Supporters react after the party president, M Karunanidhi, passed away, in Chennai, India, on August 7, 2018. Thousands mourned in southern India after the death of revered 94-year-old political leader Muthuvel Karunanidhi. But tensions were high with local television showing footage of agitated mourners attacking police barricades and chanting loud slogans demanding a prime beach-side burial site in Chennai for the late leader. Karunanidhi, a charismatic self-styled champion of the poor, had been in intensive care since Jul 28 in the capital of Tamil Nadu state. Photo courtesy PTI

Last Updated: 2018-08-08

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