VELLORE: Thousands of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam workers greeted Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi at different places including Walajapet, Ranipet, Arcot and Melvisharam on Friday morning when he came here from Chennai to inaugurate the Vellore Corporation in the evening.
Hundreds of workers led by Local Administration Minister M.K. Stalin and officials including Vellore Collector Dharmendra Pratap Yadav, Inspector-General of Police (North Zone) K. Radhakrishnan, Deputy Inspector-General of Police (Vellore Range) T.P. Sundaramoorthy and Superintendent of Police N. Arivuselvam received the Chief Minister on his arrival at Perumbulipakkam on the Vellore district border a few minutes past 11 a.m.
The Chief Minister stopped his vehicle at Walajapet, Ranipet, Arcot and Melvisharam and received shawls from party workers, before reaching the Government Circuit House here at 1 p.m.