Karunanidhi health: Is DMK chief suffering from jaundice?

By NT Bureau Published on Aug 06, 2018 01:19 PM IST

Chennai: Even as DMK president M Karunanidhi continuing his hospital stay for the 10th consecutive day, reports have surfaced that he was suffering from jaundice.

Sources however said his condition is stable and a team of doctors including experts from abroad are constantly monitoring his health.

“He is showing signs of recovery,” they said. This morning, his family members including son and DMK working president M K Stalin, daughter and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi and others visited the hospital.

Meanwhile, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, Nitin Gadkari is set to visit Kauvery Hospital later tonight to enquire the health condition of Karunanidhi.

On Sunday, President Ramnath Kovind visited the former Chief Minister at the hospital and wished him speedy recovery.

During his hospital visit, the President briefly interacted with Stalin and Kanimozhi. The visit lasted for about 15 minutes.

After coming out of the hospital, the President, in a rare gesture, got down from his vehicle to wave at the crowd that had gathered in front of the hospital. Governor Purohit and Minister D. Jayakumar were also present.