Karunanidhi unveils Thiruvalluvar statue in Bangalore

Bangalore: The unveiling of the statue of poet-saint Thiruvalluvar near Ulsoor by the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi in the presence of his Karnataka counterpart Chief Minister B.S Yeddyurappa went off peacefully on Sunday amidst a large turnout.Mr. Karunanidhi said the unveiling of Thiruvalluvar’s statue and that of Sarvajana in Chennai on August 13 “is a fine example of cooperation between States in India.” “We have created avenues for cooperation between the two States,” he remarked.
“This is more than the mere unveiling of statues,” he said. “Sarvajana belonged to a depressed community and his work reflected his progressive ideals.” “That is why he finds a place in the hearts of the people of both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu,” Mr. Karunanidhi remarked.

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