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DMK to fly party flags half-mast

kolkata Updated: Jan 18, 2010 16:34 IST

DMK flags will fly half-mast tomorrow as a mark of respect to CPI-M veteran and former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu, who died at a Kolkata hospital on Sunday.

A release from party headquarters, Anna Arivalayam, said that the party had directed its members to fly the flags half mast tomorrow during the funeral procession of Basu.

While DMK chief M Karunanidhi had condoled the death of the 95-year-old communist veteran saying he was saddened by Basu's demise, his party colleague and DMK MP TR Baalu paid respects at CPI-M headquarters in Kolkata on Sunday.