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\"Here rests the man who worked without any rest,\" Quote on casket

DMK veteran Dr M Karunanidhi passed away at the Kauvery Hospital on August 7 at 6.10 pm following a decline in his health. The five-time former CM was admitted to the hospital on July 26 following a fever due to urinary tract infection.


His body was kept at his residence in Gopalapuram for a few hours and then taken to his residence at CIT Nagar as well. After 3 am, Kalaignar's body was taken to Rajaji Memorial Hall for public view.


It was announced recently that Kalaignar's body will be taken from Rajaji Hall at 4 pm in the form of a procession to Marina Beach. Preparations for his burial have already commenced at Marina.


The DMK patriarch will be put to rest in a sandalwood casket that was specially prepared. The casket carries the quote, "Here rests the man who worked without any rest."