Karunanidhi’s health stabilising: Kauvery Hospital

Chennai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi’s health condition continued to be stable with ongoing medical support, Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital said on Saturday.

In a statement, Executive Director of Kauvery Hospital, Dr. Aravindaran Selvaraj said that the 94-year-old leader is “being continuously monitored and treated by the panel of expert doctors in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).”

Earlier in the day, Karunanidhi’s daughter and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Kanimozhi informed that his father’s health condition is now better.

Addressing the media outside Kauvery Hospital, Kanimozhi said, “Karunanidhi’s health condition is now better and his blood pressure is also stable.”

Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad also visited the DMK chief at the hospital.

Karunanidhi was admitted to Kauvery Hospital’s ICU at around 1:30 am after a sudden drop in blood pressure. Later, the hospital also released a statement stating that Karunanidhi’s blood pressure was stabilised and he was under observation.

The DMK stalwart, who is suffering from fever due to urinary tract infection, was earlier undergoing treatment at his Gopalapuram residence in Chennai. (ANI)