Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Edappadi K Palaniswami | Photo: @ANI
He visited the 94-year-old DMK President
Karunanidhi, along with Deputy Chief Minister O Pannerselvam and other ministers.
"I have met him (Karunanidhi)...he is recovering," Palaniswami
said after coming out from the hospital.
Five-time Tamil Nadu
Chief Minister Karunanidhi
was admitted to hospital late Friday following high fever, urinary tract infection (UTI) and a dip in blood pressure.
I have just met him in Kauvery hospital, he is better and is recovering well: Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Edappadi K. Palaniswami after meeting M #Karunanidhi pic.twitter.com/Vxln0zEfc4
— ANI (@ANI) July 30, 2018
Amid rumours about his deteriorating health that triggered a panic among party cadres and well-wishers on Sunday night, the Kauvery hospital
management said there was a transient setback in Karunanidhi's clinical condition. With active medical support, his vital signs are normalising, However, he continues to be “closely monitored” and treated by the panel of expert doctors.
However, partymen from various parts of the Tamil Nadu
have been camping in front of the hospital, raising slogans asking their patriarch to come back to a normal.
Earlier on Sunday, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Tamil Nadu
Governor Banwarilal Purohit, and Karunanidhi’s son M K Stalin visited the hospital to see Karunanidhi.
Also, DMK had released pictures of Karunanidhi
lying on the ICU bed.
has entered the 50th year as the President of DMK, the longest tenure by a person as head of oneof Tamil Nadu's major Dravidian parties.