OPS, state ministers visit ailing Karunanidhi

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam along with the other state ministers on late Thursday night met Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working President M.K Stalin to inquire about the health of his ailing father M. Karunanidhi at his residence here.

Karunanidhi is currently being treated for fever due to Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) with intravenous antibiotics and fluids.

He is also being monitored and treated round the clock by a team of medical and nursing professionals, who are providing hospital-level care at his home.

According to media reports, Panneerselvam along with Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar, Electricity Minister P. Thangamani and Minister for Municipal Administration S. P. Velumani visited the 94-year-old leader at his Gopalapuram residence.

On July 18, Karunanidhi was admitted to Kauvery Hospital in the city for a tracheotomy procedure. He has been suffering from a lung disease, for which he has been undergoing the treatment for several months now. (ANI)