Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi, who has been undergoing treatment at Chennai hospital for breathing difficulty caused by lung and throat infection, is likely to be discharged in a few days, a party leader said on Tuesday.
"Karunanidhi has been improving well", the leader said, adding, "He is likely to be discharged in two to three days and that is what doctors indicate."
The DMK supremo was rushed to the Kauvery Hospital in Chennai's Alwarpet in an ambulance on the night of December 15 where he was treated with antibiotics and also underwent tracheostomy procedure, following which his condition improved.
The 92-year-old's leader son and DMK treasure MK Stalin and his daughter M. Kanimozhi and some senior party leaders accompanied him.
Meanwhile, leaders continued to visit the hospital to enquire about the health of the DMK chief.
Earlier today, CPI leader D Raja, PMK chief S Ramadoss, comedian Vivek, film director S A Chandrasekar were among those who visited the hospital and met DMK leaders including Karunanidhi's son M K Stalin.
Ramadoss and others conveyed their best wishes for the veteran DMK leader to get well soon.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had a couple of days ago visited the 92-year-old leader and told reporters after meeting Karunanidhi that "he was doing well".