The 94-year-old five-time Tamil Nadu chief minister had been admitted to a hospital in Chennai on July 28 following a dip in blood pressure. Since then, Murasoli played a significant role in advancing causes championed by Periyar E.V. Ramasamy's Dravidian movement and later in nurturing the DMK as a political party through the writings of C.N. Annadurai and Karunanidhi. He has often exhorted in favour of widow-remarriage, abolition of zamindari, dissolution of untouchability and self-respect marriage - marriages conducted without being officiated by a Brahmin priest.
"Ezhundhu Vaa Thalaivaa" (Awake, our leader) and "Vaa, Vaa, Gopalapuram Polaam Vaa" (Come, Come, let's go to Gopalapuram) were among the slogans raised by the emotionally-charged crowd, referring to the locality where the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister has a house.
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He also made huge contributions to Tamil literature and cinema.
The party scored a resounding victory in the 1971 snap elections, but MGR broke ranks, allegedly miffed that he was denied a cabinet position.
His five reigns as chief minister spanned from 1969-1971, 1971-1976, 1989-1991, 1996-2001 and 2006-2011. He led DMK to victory in 1996, but AIADMK under Jayalalithaa trumped his party once again in 2001.
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Addressed as Mu Ka, Tamil abbreviation of his name, by his peers, Karunanidhi's letters to DMK cadres in party mouthpiece Murasoli and his autobiography-cum-commentary on contemporary politics Nenjukku Needhi, are the favourite reading material for his supporters.
Karunanidhi suffered a personal jolt when his MP daughter Kanimozhi got embroiled in the 2G spectrum scam along with union minister and DMK leader A Raja.
In one case involving an alleged loss to the state over construction of a bridge, police dragged Karunanidhi out of his home after midnight. While the DMK is dominated by his family, several of his relations are also influential film producers and artists.
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