New Delhi: In a statement issued by the hospital, after days of treatment DMK President M. Karunanidhi who was admitted in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital after his blood pressure dropped.
Kauvery Hospital’s Executive Director Aravindan Selvaraj said: “His blood pressure has been stabilised since with medical management. He continues to be monitored and treated by a panel of expert doctors.”
The five time former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu has been suffering from urinary tract infection and age-related ailments and was earlier under treatment at his home.
A large number of DMK cadres have gathered outside the hospital and a huge contingent of policemen was deployed for security.
Speaking to reporters, DMK leader A. Raja urged the party cadres to remain calm and said: “Karunanidhi’s blood pressure is now normal and there is nothing to worry”.
A team of doctors had reached Karunanidhi’s home about midnight and reviewed his condition. They then decided to shift him to the hospital after discussions with the family members.