Tamil Nadu CM meets Karunanidhi in Kauvery hospital, says DMK chief is recovering well

As per the hospital, the DMK patriarch's health condition suffered a ‘transient setback’ on Sunday, following which his vitals started normalising with active medical support.

Published: 30th July 2018 10:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th July 2018 11:23 AM   |  A+A-

Chief Minister edappadi palanisamy speaks to the media after visiting the ailing DMK president Karunanidhi at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai on Monday. | (P Jawahar | EPS)

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and senior ministers including KA Sengottaiyan called on ailing DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday.

The Chief Minister and the Deputy Chief Minister spent around 20 minutes in the Kauvery Hospital, where Karunanidhi is admitted.

Palaniswami, while addressing the media outside the hospital, said, "saw Karunanidhi in ICU. His health condition is stable."

Party men wait at Kauvery Hospital where ailing DMK president Karunanidhi is recovering in Chennai on Monday. | (P Jawahar | EPS)

Karunanidhi's son and DMK working president MK Stalin explained the treatment being given to his father to Palaniswami and Paneerselvam.

Meanwhile, Isha founder Jaggi Vasudev and MDMK general secretary Vaiko also visited Kavery hospital to inquire about the health of Karunanidhi. They met Stalin, Kanimozhi and others. 

After visiting Kavery hospital, Palaniswami and Panneerselvam visited the government general hospital where veteran CPI leader D Pandian is being treated for respiratory problems. Both enquired his health.    

On Sunday evening, the health condition of Karunanidhi suffered a ‘transient setback’. The last medical bulletin issued by Kavery hospital said, “with the active medical support, his vital signs are normalising. Karunanidhi continues to be closely monitored and treated by a panel of expert doctors.”

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