Karunanidhi health: Rahul Gandhi visits him in hospital ICU

By NT Bureau Published on Jul 31, 2018 07:47 PM IST

Chennai: I met Karunanidhi ji and he is stable, Congress president Rahul Gandhi told mediapersons after looking up DMK president Karunanidhi in Kauvery Hospital this evening.

Addressing the media briefly outside the hospital, Rahul said, "I wanted to see Karunanidhi ji and stand with him. He is tough and has the spirit of Tamil people."


The Congress president said they have a long relationship with Karunanidhi and that he was happy to see that he was doing well.

He reiterated that Karunanidhi was tough and stable.

"I met him and he is fine. He is stable," said Rahul.

Talking about Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, he said his mother sent her best wishes and regards to Karunanidhi's family and that he had passed it on to them.

In what must have pleased the thousands of Karunanidhi's admirers and DMK cadres, a photo was released after Rahul Gandhi's visit to the hospital.

Rahul, DMK working president M K Stalin and former Union minister Dayanidhi Maran are seen standing in the ICU where Karunanidhi is being treated. Stalin can be seen whispering in the ear of Karunanidhi who is wide awake.