Patriarch in Pathos

At 90, he is presiding over a disintegrating dynasty, and this election could be the last electoral battle of a man who scripted some sensational moments in Dravidian politics. Vaasanthi captures the agony of being M Karunanidhi

The Autumn of the Patriarch

The Radia revelations have turned a family soap opera, playing out under 87-year-old Karunanidhi’s DMK banner, even more interesting, giving the Tamil party’s succession drama a sudden new twist.

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