Karunanidhi timeline

Milestones in a long journey

Print edition : August 31, 2018

1959: C.N. Annadurai presenting a gold ring to Karunanidhi after the DMK won 45 seats in the Madras Municipal Corporation elections. Karunanidhi was in charge of the election campaign. Photo: The Hindu Archives

1941-42: A group photograph from his schooldays when he was studying in Form V. Karunanidhi is seen standing at extreme right. Photo: By Special Arrangement

Karunanidhi’s mother (centre) with (standing, back row from left) Murasoli Maran, Murasoli Selvam, Amirtham and (front row, from left) Karunanidhi’s children M.K. Muthu, M.K. Selvi, M.K. Tamilarasu, M.K. Stalin and M.K. Alagiri. Photo: photograph courtesy kalaignar karuvoolam

1953: Karunanidhi and four other DMK leaders lying prostrate across the railway track near the Kallakudi railway station as part of the rail roko to protest against changing the name of the station from Kallakudi to Dalmiapuram. Photo: By Special Arrangement

With K. Kamaraj and Periyar. Photo: The Hindu Archives

The major events in M. Karunanidhi’s political life.
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