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DMK chief Karunanidhi’s health, blood pressure stable, says daughter Kanimozhi

Addressing the media outside Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital, Kanimozhi said, “Karunanidhi’s health condition is now better and his blood pressure is also stable

india Updated: Jul 28, 2018 17:20 IST
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DMK supporters with portraits of party president M. Karunanidhi, wait outside a private hospital, where DMK Chief was admitted due to a sudden drop in blood pressure, in Chennai, on Saturday, July 28, 2018. (PTI Photo)

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M. Karunanidhi’s daughter and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Kanimozhi on Saturday informed that his father’s health condition is now better.

Addressing the media outside Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital, Kanimozhi said, “Karunanidhi’s health condition is now better and his blood pressure is also stable.”

Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad also visited Karunanidhi at the hospital.

Earlier today, Karunanidhi was admitted to Kauvery Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at around 1:30 AM after a sudden drop in blood pressure.

Later, the hospital also released a statement stating that Karunanidhi’s blood pressure was stabilised and he was under observation.

Karunanidhi, who is suffering from fever due to Urinary Tract Infection, was earlier undergoing treatment at his Gopalapuram residence in Chennai.

(The story has been published from a wire agency without any modifications to the text, only the headline has been changed)

First Published: Jul 28, 2018 17:19 IST