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Rahul Gandhi Meets DMK Chief M Karunanidhi At Kauvery Hospital

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| August 1 , 2018 , 00:01 IST

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday met DMK President M. Karunanidhi who is unwell from a long time and is admitted in the Kauvery hospital.

Rahul Gandhi expressed his concern and regards towards DMK president and enquired of his wellness and health related issues from the doctors and his near and dear ones. He talked to his son and DMK leader Stalin and ensured about his wellness.

The Congress President wrote on Twitter, "I visited Kalaignar today. Wonderful to see that the Tamil fighting spirit that has endeared him to millions, is still strong! I join his fans all around the world, his well-wishers and his family, in wishing him a speedy recovery."

Speaking to reporters further, he added: "I wanted to come and see Karunanidhiji and stand with him. I met him. He is fine and stable. Rahul Gandhi said Karunanidhi, 94, had the spirit of Tamil Nadu people in him.

"We have a long relationship with him. Soniaji sent her best wishes and regards to Karunanidhi's family," Rahul Gandhi mentioned.

After a "transient setback" in the clinical condition of Karunanidhi, his vital signs are normalizing with active medical support, Kauvery Hospital said on Sunday.

On July 26, Kauvery Hospital said Karunanidhi was being treated for fever due to urinary tract infection with intravenous antibiotics and fluids at his home in Chennai. However, after his blood pressure dipped, he was admitted to Kauvery Hospital.