DMK president and former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, who is a famed script writer for many movies, was hospitalised during the wee hours of today after a setback in his health.
In a bulletin issued at 2.30 am, Kauvery Hospital said the 94-year-old was admitted to hospital after a drop in blood pressure and it was stabilised as soon as treatment began.
“However, he remains in ICU and continues to be monitored and treated by a panel of expert doctors,” it added. Former union minister A Raja later told reporters that Karunanidhi is out of danger.
Earlier, cadre raised raucous slogans and clambered onto the Gopalapuram house walls as Karunanidhi was wheeled out into the ambulance, which was waiting for over twenty minutes before he could be shifted into it.
Meanwhile, a string of political leaders and film personalities have wished speedy recovery for Karunanidhi.
The list includes superstar Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vikram, Vivekh, Vairamuthu, Khushbu Sundar etc.