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.

Last Updated: Dec 21, 2016, 15:21 PM IST
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.