Sonia Gandhi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi unveiled eight-feet statue of five times Chief Minister Karunanidhi and renovated Anna’s statue at Chennai Anna Arivalayam. Currently public meet is happening at YMCA ground. Rahul Gandhi and DMK leader Stalin gave speech about Karunanidhi. And distributed Karunanidhi’s statue trophy to all the prominent chief guests.
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The Congress Leader’s arrival is seen as an anti-BJP move by DMK. Participating in the unveiling, Vadivelu said, “Everybody should possess boldness like Mr.Karunanidhi.”
RajiniKanth who announced his political entry, also came to this event. Kamala Hassan was unable to partcipate in the unveil. Andhra Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, Sonia Gandhi (who was unable to attend the funeral) and Rahul Gandhi showed their condolences in Karunanidhi’s memorial in Marina Beach.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan and Puducherry CM V Narayanswamy also participated in the event.