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President calls on DMK supremo

Posted on Dec 01, 11:01AM | UNI

President Pranab Kumar Mukherjee today met with DMK supremo M Karunanidhi here this evening.

The President was here for about four hours to participate in the function to commemorate the diamond jubilee celebrations of Tamil Nadu Assembly.

Mr Mukherjee drove to the CIT Colony residence of Mr Karunanidhi. He was received by DMK General Secretary K Anbazhagan, DMK Parliamentary party leader T R Baalu, Mr Karunanidhi's daughter and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi and others.

"I have not seen you for a long time," Mr Mukherjee told Karunanidhi.

This was the second time Mr Mukherjee had visited Tamil Nadu after becoming President. He had visited the state in September last to attend the 150th anniversary celebrations of Madras High Court. But he did not meet Karunanidhi then.

The DMK supremo backed Mr Mukherjee's candiddature during the Presidential election earlier this year.