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Karunanidhi had gifted his house for setting up hospital for poor

On the eve of his 86th birthday, Karunanidhi had donated his house to Annai Anjugam Trust (named after his mother), to run a hospital for the poor after his and his wife’s lifetime.

india Updated: Aug 08, 2018 02:05 IST
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In 1968, Karunanidhi had registered the house in the name of his sons Alagiri, Stalin and Tamilarasu and after getting their consent in 2009, the DMK veteran had donated it to the trust.(PTI/File Photo)

Departed DMK chief M Karunanidhi had gifted his residence at the upscale Gopalapuram in Chennai in 2010 for setting up a hospital for the poor.

On the eve of his 86th birthday, he had donated it to Annai Anjugam Trust (named after his mother), to run a hospital for the poor after his and his wife’s lifetime.

In 1968, he registered the house in the name of his sons Alagiri, Stalin and Tamilarasu and after getting their consent in 2009, the DMK veteran had donated it to the trust.

Former union minister A Raja and noted Tamil lyricist Vairamuthu are among the trustees of the Trust. Karunanidhi had purchased the house in 1955.

First Published: Aug 08, 2018 02:05 IST