President Pranab Mukherjee, who was here to attend the diamond jubilee celebrations of the Tamil Nadu Assembly, called on DMK president M. Karunanidhi at his CIT Colony residence on Friday.

After reaching Chennai, Mr. Mukherjee went straight to meet Mr. Karunanidhi, an ally of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance, who supported his candidature for the president’s post.

Besides Mr Karunanidhi, the DMK Parliamentary party leader, T.R. Baalu, and the party MP, Kanimozhi, were present.

This is his second visit to Chennai after he became the President.

In September, he came down here to attend the 150th anniversary of the Madras High Court.

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