Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X

Karunanidhi expresses grief over Muhammad Ali's death


Chennai, June 5: DMK President M Karunanidhi today expressed grief over the death of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, and fondly recalled the boxer's visit to his house in 1990.

"Even though he has died, his name will be etched in the history of boxing. I express my deep condolences to the gentleman who had faced so many difficulties in life," he said.

Responding to a set of questions in party mouthpiece 'Murasoli', Karunanidhi recalled the veteran boxer's visit to his house in 1990 when he was Tamil Nadu chief minister.

"He visited my house with his wife and we had very warm discussions. Later he went around Anna Arivalayam (DMK headquarters)," the DMK chief recalled. Ali (74) died on Friday after a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease.


For Quick Alerts
Subscribe Now
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts
Story first published: Sunday, June 5, 2016, 15:15 [IST]
Other articles published on Jun 5, 2016