In 2004 Lok Sabha polls, DMK floated a rainbow alliance with Congress and won all the 40 seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. "Despite the best possible efforts by our team of doctors and nurses to resuscitate him, he failed to respond".
Shops, theatre, hotel owners downed shutters and offices asked people to leave early.
The supporters of the DMK are mourning the death.
Private bus operators made a decision to stop their services to and from Chennai till Wednesday evening as large number of passengers cancelled their tickets as a precautionary measure, said an office-bearer of All Omni Bus Operators Association.
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Mr Karunanidhi was admitted to Kauvery Hospital on July 28 after suffering a drop in his blood pressure and a urinary tract infection. To his credit, Karunanidhi kept the party intact for the 13 long years in the Opposition fighting against a charismatic leader like MGR.
Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi's health status continues to remain a cause for concern.
Few man have dominated the politics of one region for as wide a period and as deep an influence as Muthuvel Karunanidhi did in Tamil Nadu. Kalaignar means artist in Tamil, and the reference is a nod to his widely recognised contributions to film and literature. He participated in Anti-Hindi agitations and founded an organisation for the local youth of his locality. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) members had launched a protest against the renaming of Kallakudi to Dalmiyapuram, near Trichy, named after industrialist Dalmiya who had set up a cement factory in the town.
He was a five-time chief minister and elected 13 times to the state assembly between 1957 and 2016.
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The DMK chief was admitted to the hospital for the first time on July 18 for change of tracheostomy tube. Other former chief ministers, who were not in charge of the state when they died, like K Kamaraj and C Rajagopalachari, are buried at Gandhi Mandapam in Guindy. When his death became imminent. One Dravida party, AIADMK, is already weakened by succession trouble.
The biggest blot in Karunanidhi's political life was his decision to support the BJP-led government at the centre in 1999 when Jayalalithaa withdrew her support. As the popularity of the DMK continued to fall, two years later, in 1991, the DMK was easily defeated and Jayalalitha became the Chief Minister.
Several decisions and measures related to the growth of industry in the state were taken during his various tenures.
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