File photo of DMK Chief M. Karunanidhi
File photo of DMK Chief M. Karunanidhi

Karunanidhi's health deteriorates

ANI | Updated: Aug 06, 2018 20:05 IST

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 6 (ANI): Chennai's Kauvery Hospital on Monday said the medical condition of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M. Karunanidhi has declined, and his vital signs are being monitored.
"There has been a decline in the medical condition of Kalaignar Dr M Karunanidhi, DMK President and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Maintaining his vital organs functions continues to remain a challenge considering his age-related ailments," read the statement.
The medical bulletin released by Kauvery Hospital

Earlier in the day, Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President S. Thirunavukkarasar said Karunanidhi's health was stable and improving after a setback.
Several high-profile politicians, including Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, and actor-politician Rajinikanth among others, have visited the five-time chief minister of Tamil Nadu at the Kauvery Hospital in Chennai.
Karunanidhi was admitted to the hospital following a drop in his blood pressure. The DMK chief was earlier undergoing treatment at his Gopalapuram residence in Chennai. (ANI)