Karunanidhi health: DMK supporters tonsure heads

By Santhosh Mathevan Published on Jul 30, 2018 02:02 PM IST

Cadre gets his head tonsured opposite Kauvery Hospital.

Chennai: Even as Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, along with their Cabinet colleagues, visited Kauvery hospital this morning to enquire about the health of 94-year-old DMK supremo M Karunanidhi, party cadres were involved in conducting prayers and tonsuring their heads.

Among others who visited Kauvery Hospital today to enquire about the health condition of Karunanidhi was spiritualist Jaggi Vasudev, India Cements head N Srinivasan, MDMK general secretary Vaiko, orator Nanjil Sampath, lyricist Vairamuthu and film director Vikraman.

Crowds thronging the vicinity of Kauvery Hospital.


DMK member Raju (63) of Ennore in the city committed suicide Sunday, reportedly as he was unable to bear the hospitalisation of Karunanidhi. Already, three supporters of Karunanidhi have died due to shock, in various parts of the State.