248 DMK workers died, ‘shocked’ by Karunanidhi’s death, claims DMK
DMK on Tuesday said as many as 248 party workers died, ‘shocked’ by the death of party patriarch M Karunanidhiindia Updated: Aug 28, 2018 18:02 IST
The DMK on Tuesday said as many as 248 party workers died, ‘shocked’ by the death of party patriarch M Karunanidhi and announced a solatium of Rs two lakh each to their families.
After knowing about the hospitalisation and failing health of Karunanidhi and later his death, 248 party workers died, a resolution adopted at the party general council meeting said.
Condoling their deaths, DMK said,”this general council resolves to provide a solatium of Rs 2 lakh each totalling Rs 4.96 crore to their families.”
DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi died on August 7 here in a private hospital, after prolonged illness.
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First Published: Aug 28, 2018 17:33 IST