DMK general body meeting scheduled for January 4

| Updated: Dec 26, 2016 19:05 IST

Chennai (TN) [India], Dec. 26 (ANI): A general body meeting of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), which was postponed after party chief M. Karunanidhi was hospitalised, has now been rescheduled for January 4. The 92-year-old leader, who was readmitted to Kauvery Hospital on December 15 with breathing difficulties due to throat and lung infection, has undergone tracheostomy to optimise breathing. In a press release, the hospital's Executive Director, Dr. S. Aravindan, said Karunanidhi had recovered fully and the antibiotic course for the breathing difficulty was over. The release also said he needs the tracheostomy tube for few more weeks, and medical and nursing care would be provided by the hospital. Earlier, Karunanidhi was admitted to the hospital on December 1 for optimisation of nutrition and hydration and he returned home on December 7. During this time, doctors performed tracheostomy on him. (ANI)