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With 595,937 views on Tuesday, 7 August 2018 our article of the day is M. Karunanidhi.
Muthuvel Karunanidhi (3 June 1924 – 7 August 2018) was an Indian writer and politician who served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for five terms and twenty years between 1969 and 2011. He was a long-standing leader of the Dravidian self-respect movement and ten-time president of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party. Before entering politics he worked in the Tamil film industry as a screenwriter. He has also made contributions to Tamil literature, having written stories, plays, novels, and a multiple-volume memoir. He was popularly referred to as Kalaignar in Tamil Nadu by his supporters.
Karunanidhi died on 7 August 2018 at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai after prolonged, age-related illness.
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