Karunanidhi’s Medical Condition Has Deteriorated: Kauvery Hospital
In the latest medical bulletin, Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital announced that DMK President Karunanidhi’s medical condition has declined.
The hospital said “maintaining his vital organ functions continues to remain a challenge considering his age related ailments.”
'Karunanidhi Being Monitored and Treated Round the Clock': Bulletin
A bulletin issued by Kauvery Hospital executive director Dr Aravindan Selvaraj on Thursday said, "There has been a slight decline in the health of M Karunanidhi due to age-related ailments. He is being monitored and treated round the clock by a team of medical and nursing professionals, who are providing hospital-level care at his (Gopalapuram) home."
The hospital also said that considering his medical condition, the team has strongly advised restriction of visitors. The bulletin came as the party was gearing up for celebrating Karunanidhi’s 50th year as party chief on Friday.
(With inputs from PTI.)
'He is Doing Well': AIADMK Leaders After Visiting Karunanidhi's Residence
After visiting Karunanidhi's residence to enquire about his health, AIADMK leader Panneerselvam said he was "doing well."
His cabinet colleague D Jayakumar said:
He is well. This is political decency. This is beyond politics. When Amma (Jayalalithaa) was unwell, they (the DMK) also came and saw. Based on that, we also came and saw. We spoke to everyone. He was able to identify us.Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar
Karunanidhi's son and DMK working president MK Stalin received the AIADMK leaders, which also included ministers SP Velumeni and P Thangamani reported The News Minute. DMK leader Duraimurugan, A Raja and TR Baalu were also present, it was further reported.
Along with the AIADMK leaders, Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan also visited Karunanidhi's residence in Gapalapuram.
TN BJP Wishes Karunanidhi a Speedy Recovery
Tamil Nadu BJP president Tamilisai Soundararajan wished Karunanidhi a speedy recovery on Twitter.
PM Modi Calls to Inquire About Karunanidhi's Health
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to say that he spoke to MK Stalin and Kanimozhi to inquire about Karunanidhi’s health condition.
President Kovind Wishes Speedy Recovery
President Ram Nath Kovind wished Karunanidhi a speedy recovery.
MK Stalin Thanks Modi, Rahul Gandhi For Enquiring About Karunanidhi's Health
MK Stalin took to Twitter to thank PM Narendra Modi and Congress President rahul Gandhi for enquiring about Karunadhi’s health.
"Long Live Kalaignar": Supporters Shout Slogans Outside Gopalapuram
DMK party workers and supporters shouted slogans outside Gopalapuram, Karunanidhi’s residence and wished for his speedy recovery.
Perarivaalan's Mother Visited Gopalapuram
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Chandrababu Naidu Wishes Karunanidhi Speedy Recovery
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu enquired about the health of M Karunanidhi and wished him a speedy recovery, reported ANI.
Kanimozhi Arrives at Karunanidhi's Residence
DMK MP Kanimozhi arrived at the residence of his father M Karunanidhi in Chennai's Gopalapuram, reported ANI.
Karunanidhi Shifted to Kauvery Hospital
DMK president M Karunanidhi was taken to Chennai's Kauvery Hospital in the wee hours of Saturday, 28 July. His supporters had gathered in large numbers outside his residence in Gopalapuram, when he was being shifted.
According to news channels, Karunanidhi has been admitted in the ICU, with a team of 20 doctors treating him.
Karunanidhi's son and DMK working president reportedly got emotional when Karunanidhi was being taken to the hospital.
'He Has Been Stabilised, He is Now Out of Danger': A Raja on Karunanidhi's Health
Speaking after Karunanidhi was admitted to the hospital in the wee hours of Saturday, DMK leader A Raja said:
DMK leader Karunanidhi has been admitted (to the hospital) as his BP dip suddenly. After medical aid, he has been stabilised. He is now out of danger.A Raja
Scores of People Outside Kauvery Hospital Where Karunanidhi is Admitted
Karunanidhi's Blood Pressure Has Been Stabilised: Hospital
Minutes after Karunanidhi was rushed to the Kauvery Hospital as his condition deteriorated, a bulletin released by the executive director of the hospital said the DMK chief’s “blood pressure has been stabilised” and “he continues to be monitored and treated by the panel of expert doctors”.
The bulletin said Karunanidhi was admitted in the ICU at 1:30 am on Saturday, after his blood pressure dropped.
Arvind Kejriwal Wishes For Karunanidhi's Recovery
As Karunanidhi was rushed to Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital in the wee hours of Saturday, prayers poured in. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wished him a speedy recovery in a tweet.
Even Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palanisamy enquired about his health from MK Stalin.
TN Governor, TTV Dhinakaran Visit Karunanidhi in Hospital
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday morning visited Karunanidhi, a few hours after the ailing DMK supremo was rushed to the hospital. A few hours later, TTV Dhinakaran, too, visited him.
We hope he recovers and come back. They are treating him well. I have not met him. As an Opposition, we have fought with him many times politically, not personally. I heard about his health so I visited the hospital. I did not meet him personally. I met Stalin who told me that Karunanidhi is recovering. They all are hopeful, and he will come back as Mr Kalaignar.TTV Dhinakaran
Sonia, Rahul Gandhi Enquire After Karunanidhi
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who visited Karunanidhi at Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital, said his health is improving.
He further added that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi “directed us to enquire about his health”.
Family members are satisfied with the treatment given. We didn’t meet him personally as he is in ICU. He is being treated by the best doctors in India.Ghulam Nabi Azad
Karunanidhi Followers Wait Anxiously Outside Hospital
Karunanidhi's Health Condition Stable: Kauvery Hospital
The second bulletin released by Kauvery Hospital said Karunanidhi’s health condition continues to be stable while he is currently being monitored by a panel of experts in the ICU.
Doctors Are Doing Their Best: Derek O' Brien
Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’ Brien, who visited Karunanidhi at Kauvery Hospital, said that doctors are doing their best to treat him.
“On behalf of the TMC and Mamata Banerjee, I came here to meet the families.
She also spoke to the family on the phone. Doctors are doing their best. We hope for the best, and our good wishes with the family. But age is against him”, he said.
Vaiko, Anbazhaga, Venkaiah Naidu Visit DMK Supremo
Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu visited Kauvery hospital to inquire about Karunanidhi’s health. MDMK’s Vaiyapuri Gopalsamy, otherwise known as Vaiko, and DMK leader K Anbazhagan’s also visited.
Latest Photo of DMK Chief Karunanidhi Released With MK Stalin and Kanimozhi
Security Tightened at Kauvery Hospital
Additional police forces have been posted outside the Kauvery hospital in Chennai’s Alwarpet area.
Crowd Gathers Outside Kauvery Hospital
Thousands of party workers gathered outside the Kauvery Hospital on Sunday, 29 July, night where DMK chief M Karunanidhi has been admitted.
EPS Cancels Plans in Salem, to Return to Chennai
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami has cancelled all his meetings in Salem and will be reaching Chennai late in the night, reported News18, quoting sources.
'Wake Up, Our Leader': Crowd Outside Kauvery Hospital
'After Transient Setback, Vital Signs Normalising,' Says Kauvery Hospital
After “transient setback” in the clinical condition of Karunanidhi, the vital signs are normalising, says Kauvery Hospital press statement.
Don't Believe in Rumours: DMK Leader A Raja
DMK leader A Raja asked the cadres to not believe in any rumours related to M Karunanidhi’s health condition. He said that the DMK chief is recovering from the setback.
Police Lathi-Charges Crowd, DMK Leaders Leave Hospital
The police lathi-charged the crowd gathered outside Chennai's Kauvery Hospital, where DMK chief M Karunanidhi is admitted.
According to reports, DMK leaders including MK Stalin, MK Alagiri, Anbalagan and A Raja have left the hospital.
Stalin Appeals to Workers to Not Inconvenience the Public
Asserting that Karunanidhi's condition is stable and he is responding to treatment, DMK working president MK Stalin, in a statement, appealed to the workers and supporters to not create any inconvenience for the public. He also appealed to the cadres to cooperate with the security personnel deployed outside the Kauvery Hospital and not indulge in any violence.
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DMK leaders A Raja and EV Velu have returned to the Kauvery Hospital, where party chief M Karunanidhi is undergoing treatment.
A Raja's PA asked the crowds to keep calm and assured supporters that the DMK chief was fine.
Hundreds Gather Outside Kauvery Hospital
Hundreds of party workers and supporters have gathered outside the Kauvery hospital where DMK chief M Karunanidhi is admitted. Heavy security has been deployed to control the crowd.
'Will Somebody Tell Us What's Happening to Our Thalaivar?'
“For the past three days, we’ve been waiting here. We didn’t have food or water,” said a DMK supporter outside the hospital.
We don’t know what’s happening to our Thalaivar (Karunanidhi). Will somebody tell us? What’s the harm in giving us details? We’re his supporters and we want to know.DMK supporter
Security Tightened Outside Kauvery Hospital
Security personnel have been deployed outside Kauvery Hospital in Chennai where DMK chief M Karunanidhi is undergoing treatment.
CM, Karunanidhi's Children at Kauvery Hospital
CM Edappadi Palanisami along with ministers O Panneerselvam, Shanmugam, Vijaya Baskar and Jayakumar have arrived at the Kauvery Hospital in Chennai.
"His condition is stable now. I met his family members," Palaniswami told reporters outside the hospital.
Karunanidhi’s children Stalin, Kanimozhi, and Alagiri are at the hospital, along with leaders, TR Baalu and Durai Murugan.
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Nearly 100 priests from CSI Madras Diocese visited to Kauvery Hospital to pray for Karunanidhi’s recovery.
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Sharad Pawar Meets Stalin, Kanimozhi
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Representatives of Sri Lankan President Visit Karunanidhi
Representatives of Sri Lanka President, Maithripala Sirisena, visited Kauvery hospital to meet M Karunanidhi. They also submitted a letter from Sirisena to MK Stalin wishing speedy recovery to Karunanidhi.
Prayers Continue Outside Kauvery Hospital
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Over 2,000 Policemen Deployed Across Chennai
Over 2000 policemen have been deployed across Chennai to avoid any untoward incidents in the backdrop of DMK supremo Karunanidhi’s deteriorating health. DMK workers, dressed in party flag colours are standing guard outside Kauvery hospital.
DMK Volunteers Distribute Food to Supporters Outside Hospital
Wish Karunanidhi comes back to Politics: VCK Thirumavalavan
VCK Thirumavalavan said that he too wishes like the rest of Tamil Nadu that M Karunanidhi makes a comeback to politics.
His Condition is Stable: MK Stalin
DMK working President MK Stalin told the media that Karunandhi’s condition was stable.
“He continues to be under keen observation of the doctors. M Karunanidhi's condition is stable as stated in yesterday's medical bulletin,” said Stalin.
Karunanidhi's Condition is Absolutely Stable: Vaiko
Speaking to the media after visiting the Kauvery Hospital to inquire about Karunanidhi's health, MDMK chief Vaiko said that the DMK president's condition was absolutely stable without any support.
DMK Supporters Stay Put Outside Kauvery Hospital
Rahul Gandhi Meets Karunanidhi, Calls him A 'Tough' Man
Congress President Rahul Gandhi visited Kauvery Hospital and met Karunanidhi.
He said that he wanted to meet Karunanidhi and was quite happy to see he is doing well.
He is very tough man like the people of Tamil Nadu. Sonia Ji sent her regards to the family.Rahul Gandhi, Congress President
Wonderful to See the Tamil Fighting Spirit: Rahul
After meeting Karunanidhi at the Kauvery Hospital on Tuesday, Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to wish him speedy recovery, “ Wonderful to see that the Tamil fighting spirit that has endeared him to millions, is still strong! I join his fans all around the world, his well wishers and his family, in wishing him a speedy recovery. ”
Karunanidhi to Be Hospitalised for an Extended Period: Kauvery Hospital
Kauvery Hospital in its latest medical bulletin stated that Karunanidhi will be hospitalised for an extended period due to age related overall decline in health, altered liver function and hematological parameters.
The bulletin further added that he continues to maintain vital signs with active medical support.
Akhilesh Yadav Wishes for Karunanidhi's Speedy Recovery
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav took to Twitter on Tuesday, praying for the healthy recovery of the DMK president.
Rajnikanth Visits Karunanidhi at Kauvery Hospital
Actor Rajinikanth on Tuesday visited Kauvery Hospital in Chennai to check on Karunanidhi. After meeting the leader’s family at the hospital, Rajinikanth said, “I came to enquire about the country's senior most leader Karunanidhi's health condition. I gave my consoling words to Alagiri, Stalin, Kanimozhi and the others. I pray to God that Karunanidhi should recover soon.”
Actor Vijay Visits Kauvery Hospital
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Actor Ajith visited Kauvery Hospital and met with DMK Working President MK Stalin shortly after actor Goundamani’s visit.
Former PM HD Deve Gowda Visits Karunanidhi
Former PM HD Deve Gowda met DMK leaders MK Stalin and Kanimozhi at Kauvery Hospital to inquire about DMK Chief M Karunanidhi's health.
“I pray to almighty for his quick recovery. I pray that he crosses century. He is country's senior most leader and has played integral role in national politics,” he told the media outside the hospital.
Kamal Haasan Visits Karunanidhi At Kauvery Hospital
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan met MK Stalin and Kanimozhi at Kauvery Hospital to enquire about Karunanidhi’s health.
Andhra Pradhesh CM Chandrababu Naidu Visits
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu meets DMK leaders MK Stalin and Kanimozhi at Kauvery Hospital to enquire about former Tamil Nadu CM Karunanidhi who is undergoing treatment.
Karunanidhi to be Discharged in “2-3 Days”, Says DMK
Addressing the media on Saturday, DMK’s principal secretary said that party supremo Karunainidhi could be discharged within the next “2-3 days.”
According to Hindustan Times, Duraimurugan said:
Karunanidhi’s health condition has improved a lot as compared to last week. He is able to listen to what we are saying. He has overcome the critical period and his health parameters are improving. He will return to home within two or three days.
President Kovind Reaches Kauvery Hospital to See Karunanidhi
President Ram Nath Kovind today reached the Chennai to see Karunanidhi, who was admitted to Kauvery Hospital on 26 July. Kovind met the family members of the DMK patriarch and enquired about his health.
Karunanidhi's Wife Visits Him in the Hospital
Dayalu Ammal, wife of Karunanidhi visits him at the hospital for the first time.
'Karunanidhi's Health Declines'
In the latest medical bulletin, Kauvery Hospital said Karunanidhi’s medical condition has declined.