Rahul Gandhi meets M Karunanidhi in Kauvery Hospital, says DMK chief is ‘doing well’

Rahul Gandhi at Parliament

New Delhi, July 31 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday met met ailing DMK chief M Karunanidhi in Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital and said that the former Tamil Nadu CM is recovering well.

“I wanted to come and see M Karunanidhi Ji. He is a tough person, I met him & he is stable. Sonia ji has sent her best wishes & regards to the family,”Congress President Rahul Gandhi said.

The DMK supremo was admitted last week in the wee hours on Saturday after his blood pressure dropped.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi met DMK leaders MK Stalin and Kanimozhi today, at Kauvery Hospital, where DMK chief M Karunanidhi is admitted.

He had undergone a procedure at the Kauvery Hospital for replacement of a tracheostomy tube to help him breathe normally.


  Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader Karunanidhi is said to be in a stable condition .

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami said that he met Karunanidhi in ICU along with Stalin and Kanimozhi and that the DMK chief’s “health is stable and good”.

There was a transient setback in the clinical condition of former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi, a medical bulletin released by Kauvery Hospital in Chennai said late on Sunday.

“There was a transient setback in the clinical condition of Kalaignar M Karunanidhi, DMK President and Former CM of Tamil Nadu. With active medical support, his vital signs are normalising. he continues to be closely monitored and treated by panel of expert doctors,” the bulletin said.

Stalin said that  Karunanidhi’s condition is stable and that the veteran leader continues to remain under keen observation of doctors.

Representatives of Sri Lanka President, Maithripala Sirisena, visited Kauvery hospital to meet former Tamil Nadu CM M Karunanidhi. They submitted a letter from Sirisena to DMK working President MK Stalin wishing speedy recovery to Karunanidhi.


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