Stream of mourers throng the residence of Karunakaran

The 93-year old former chief minister of Kerala Karunakaran popularily called as 'leader' died at a private hospital last evening after a prolonged illness.

AICC Chief Sonia Gandhi and Union Home Minister P Chidabaram were scheduled to pay their homage at KPCC head-quarters 'Indira Bhavan" where the body would kept for the public to pay respect.

Later body of Karunakaran would be kept at the government secretariate Dubar Hall before the start funeral procession to Thrissur, where it would be cremated with full state honours.
Prime Miister Manmohan Singh was scheduled to attend the funeral of Karunakaran at Thrissur tomorrow, congress sources said.

Union Ministers A K Antony, Vayalar Ravi, and other senior congress leaders from the state paid their respect to the departed leader.

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