Chennai, Aug 8: Former DMK chief M Karunanidhi gifted his residence at upscale Gopalapuram in 2010 for setting up a hospital for the poor. Also Read - NEET 2020: Ban Medical Entrance Test, Save Tamil Nadu Students, Says DMK's Stalin

He had donated it to Annai Anjugam Trust, (named after his mother) to run a hospital for the poor after his and his wife’s lifetime, on his 86th birthday. Also Read - Dancer's Dead Body Goes Missing at Mumbai Hospital, Family Suspects Kidney Removal

Karunanidhi had purchased the house in 1955 and got the house registered in 1968 in the name of his sons Alagiri, Stalin and Tamilarasu. After getting all his son’s consent in 2009, the DMK veteran had donated it to the trust. Also Read - Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case: CBI Visits Late Actor's Residence Again, Sister Meetu Singh Tags Along

Former union minister A Raja and noted Tamil lyricist Vairamuthu are among the trustees of the Annai Anjugam Trust.

With PTI inputs.