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Two dead, many injured in commotion at Rajaji Hall

Special Correspondent Chennai | Updated on August 08, 2018

Wrapped in the tricolour a mark of respect, Mr. Karunanidhi's mortal remains laid in state at Rajaji Hall, with political leaders, members of the film fraternity, family and friends paid their respect to the late leader. Photo: M Vedhan   -  The Hindu

DMK caders at the Rajaji Hall where the mortal remains of the departed leader M Karunanidhi is kept for public viewing. Photo: G Krishnaswamy   -  The Hindu

Karunanidhi's body has been kept in Rajaji Hall for public viewing

Two people who went to pay their last respects to the mortal remains of DMK leader M Karunanidhi reportedly succumbed to injuries in the melee that ensued after heavy crowd congregated at Rajaji Hall in Chennai on Wednesday noon.

According to police, the deceased have been identified as Shenbagam (60) of MGR Nagar and an unidentified male. Seven others who were injured were taken to Rajiv Gandhi Government General hospital and have been admitted to ward 201 around 11.15 am.

This article was first published in www.thehindu.com

Published on August 08, 2018

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