Karunanidhi ailing: Hospital team arrives at his Gopalapuram house

By NT Bureau Published on Jul 27, 2018 10:48 AM IST

Chennai: A four-member doctors team from Kauvery Hospital that is treating DMK president M Karunanidhi here has arrived at his Gopalapuram residence.

According to reports from the residence, the doctors are providing hospital treatment for the ailing DMK patriarch at home. He developed mild fever due to urinary track infection yesterday and was being given intravenous antibiotics.

Karunanidhi's personal physician, Dr Gopal, has also rushed to be by his side, say sources.

Wishes and prayers have been pouring in from last evening for the DMK leader to get better.

While Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam called on the ailing leader last night, accompanied by AIADMK ministers, Tamil Maanila Congress president G K Vasan and VCK leader Thol Thirumavalavan also came in person. Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan was also among the visitors to the house last night.

BJP TN president Tamilisai Soundararajan and BJP TN in-charge Muralidhar Rao said they were praying for the quick recovery of the DMK leader.

Actor Vivek also joined the people who wished for the speedy recovery of Karunanidhi.