RIP Karunanidhi: Last journey of DMK leader

By NT Bureau Published on Aug 08, 2018 07:05 PM IST
08 Aug, 19:05

Coffin lowered into the burial pit.

08 Aug, 19:01

Karunanidhi being given the 21 gun salute.

08 Aug, 19:00

Coffin carrying the body of Karunanidhi sealed.

08 Aug, 18:55

Karunanidhi to be interred in a sandalwood coffin.

08 Aug, 18:54

Karunanidhi family does final rituals for his body.

08 Aug, 18:52

Karunanidhi's body shifted to coffin. Family members continue to pay homage.

08 Aug, 18:48

Karunanidhi body to be shifted to the coffin by defence personnel.

08 Aug, 18:45

Long-time friend and party general secretary K Anbazhagan pays tribute to Karunanidhi.

08 Aug, 18:39

It is the turn of the family members of Karunanidhi to pay their last respects to him before he is buried.

08 Aug, 18:38

Stalin received the national flag that covered Karunanidhi's body from the defence personnel on behalf of his family.

08 Aug, 18:31

Tamilnadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit takes the salute.

08 Aug, 18:31

Tamilnadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit takes the salute.

08 Aug, 18:30

Defence forces sound the last post for Karunanidhi.

08 Aug, 18:29

H D Deve Gowda, former prime minister of India, pays homage.

08 Aug, 18:28

BJP leader and Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan pays homage.

08 Aug, 18:28

AIADMK representative D Jayakumar pays homage.

08 Aug, 18:27

Rahul Gandhi placed a wreath and paid homage.

08 Aug, 18:26

Wreaths are being placed at the feet of Karunanidhi.

08 Aug, 18:25

The tricolour that had covered his body is being folded and handed over to his family.

08 Aug, 18:23

Many chief ministers and Congress president Rahul Gandhi in attendance.

08 Aug, 18:22

DMK leader Karunanidhi is to be given a State funeral.

08 Aug, 18:21

Karunanidhi's body being carried to the burial spot.

08 Aug, 18:20

Stalin has arrived at Anna samadhi.