MK Stalin also shared an image of an artist's impression of the memorial.

model of kalaignar memorial Twitter / MK Stalin
news Memorial Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 16:27

The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday, August 24 announced that it will build a memorial for former Chief Minister and DMK President late M Karunanidhi at Marina beach in Chennai at an outlay of Rs 39 crore. Announcing this in the Assembly, Chief Minister and current DMK President MK Stalin said his father Karunanidhi remained in public life for 80 years.

MK Stalin also shared an image of an artist's impression of the memorial on Twitter.

Stalin said Karunanidhi was a multi-faceted personality who had made a mark in Tamil cinema with his dialogues and was a member of the state Assembly for 60 years. He said there was no leader like Karunanidhi in the past and there will be nobody in the future to attain such heights.

To tell the people and the coming generations about Karunanidhi's thinking and achievements, a memorial will be built on 2.21 acres of land in the Anna Memorial complex.

Karunanidhi died on August 7, 2018.

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