Ram Nath Kovind, President, India
Ram Nath Kovind, President, India

President Kovind visits ailing Karunanidhi

ANI | Updated: Aug 05, 2018 20:23 IST

Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Aug 5(ANI): President">President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday visited ailing Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) supremo M. Karunanidhi at the hospital in Chennai and inquired about his health.
"Visited Thiru M Karunanidhi in Chennai, met Kalaignar's family members and doctors and inquired about his health. Wishing the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, a veteran of our public life, a quick recovery," the official Twitter handle of Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted.
The President">President briefly interacted with Karunanidhi's son and DMK working president MK Stalin and his daughter and DMK Member of Parliament (MP) Kanimozhi.
Many politicians and prominent leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi have visited Karunanidhi from time to time in the Kauvery hospital in Chennai, where he has been admitted since last week following a drop in his blood pressure.
Earlier on Thursday, the Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan also visited Karunanidhi at the hospital and inquired about his health.
The DMK chief, who is on intravenous antibiotics, was earlier undergoing treatment at his Gopalapuram residence in Chennai. (ANI)