One of the giants of Tamil Nadu politics, 94 year-old Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M Karunanidhi is reportedly being treated at his house for fever due to a urinary tract infection.
As soon as the news of the Karunanidhi’s health broke out there were politicians cross party lines wishing him speedy recovery.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi too wished him speedy recovery in his tweet
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 27, 2018
While Kauvery Hospital released a statement saying there was “a slight decline” in the DMK patriarch’s health, various leaders from state parties visited him at his home, including Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan and state Cabinet minister D Jayakumar.
Karunanidhi is a five-time chief minister of Tamil Nadu. He contested a whopping 12 Assembly elections in his eight-decade political career and won all of them. Born on 3 June, 1924 in Thirukkuvalai village of Nagapattinam district in erstwhile Madras presidency.