Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi was laid to rest at Marina beach amid all state honours.
At least two people were dead 33 injured in a scuffle that broke out outside Chennai's Rajaji Hall where Karunanidhi's mortal remains are kept.
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi's mortal remains were moved at Chennai's Rajaji Hall in Anna Sala on Wednesday morning.
Wrapped in tricolor, the mortal remains have been kept at the hall for the public to pay homage.
Meanwhile, the Tamil Nadu Government declared public holiday on August 8 as a mark of respect for late M Karunanidhi.
#Supreme Court refuses to entertain the plea filed by Traffic Ramaswamy seeking stay on the last rites of Karunanidhi at MarinaBeach. Ramaswamy had moved SC against the Madras High Court order which allowed to perform the last rites of Karunanidhi at the Marina beach.
#RJD's Tejashwi Yadav and SP's Akhilesh Yadav, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao pay tributes.
#Those who are in power are trying to create chaos, but you have all shown the strength of the cadres. I appeal to everyone to maintain peace: MK Stalin.
#I request the cadre to remain calm, I did not want anything for myself. All I want is a fitting tribute to Kalaignar: MK Stalin.
#Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays last respects to Karunanidhi.
##Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha adjourned for the day as a mark of respect to former CM M Karunanidhi.
#Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan pays last respects to Karunanidhi
#We demand that Bharat Ratna be conferred upon him. We also demand that his memorial be made near Anna Samadhi: VCK chief Thol Thirumavalavan
#Deepa Jayakumar pays last respects to Karunanidhi.
#Former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Rajinikanth, Dhanush, Congress leader P Chidambaram pay their last respects.
#This is a great loss for Tamil Nadu. My deep condolences to his family members & DMK party workers: Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswami after paying last respects.
The mortal remains of Karunanidhi was kept at his Gopalapuram residence and was later taken to his daughter Kanimozhi's residence in CIT Colony for the homage.
Soon after Karunanidhi's demise, many political leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and chief ministers of various states expressed their deep grief and extended their condolences to the bereaved family.