Karunanidhi's health condition improves, hospital releases picture

Karunanidhi was admitted to Kauvery Hospital on the night of December 15 due to breathing difficulty problems.

Karunanidhi's health condition improves, hospital releases picture

Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi's recovering well, Kauvery Hospital, where he is admitted, said in a statement on Wednesday.

The hospital released a picture showing Karunanidhi sitting on a chair and watching TV.

“DMK president Kalaignar Dr M Karunanidhi is recovering well at Kauvery Hospital, Alwarpet, Chennai. He will be discharged from the hospital after completion of course of antibiotics,” the hospital said in a statement.

Karunanidhi was admitted to Kauvery Hospital on the night of December 15 due to breathing difficulty caused by lung and throat infection. He later underwent a tracheotomy which helped him breathe freely.

A host of leaders including Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, Tamil Maanila Congress chief G K Vasan visited the hospital and enquired about the 92-year-old leader's health.

Interestingly, Karunanidhi had demanded that a picture or video of J Jayalalithaa be released while she was undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. The AIADMK leader had passed away on December 5.

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