Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu visits Kauvery hospital to inquire about Karunanidhi's health

Last night, the hospital had said that Karunanidhi's health condition continues to remain stable with ongoing active medical support.

Published: 29th July 2018 03:09 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th July 2018 03:33 PM   |  A+A-

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu visited Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M. Karunanidhi at Kauvery hospital in Chennai on Sunday. ( Photo released by DMK headquarters)

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu met ailing DMK President M Karunanidhi at Kauvery hospital in Chennai on Sunday.

The 94-year-old DMK Supremo has been undergoing treatment since Saturday after his blood pressure dropped. Doctors at Kauvery Hospital stated that former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's health condition is stable and constantly monitored by the panel doctors.

The Vice President was accompanied by Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan.

"Visited Kaveri Hospital and met former Chief Minister Thiru Kalaignar Karunanidhi. Met his family members and doctors and enquired about his health. Doctors said he is stable. Wish him a speedy recovery. @kalaignar89 " said official twitter handle of Vice President of India.

Thousands of anxious DMK cadres from various parts of Tamil Nadu continued to throng Kauvery Hospital on Sunday.


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  • vanthiathevan

    DMK was rudderless going nowhere, so party nitwits come up with supremo being very ill story so that news channels go in frenzy for few hours! The old gent has been in comatose situation for years now!
    2 years ago reply
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