Karunanidhi health update: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan visits Kauvery hospital in Chennai, says DMK president’s condition is improving

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DMK president M Karunanidhis health is improving, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said today after he met the veteran Dravidian leaders family members at a hospital here to enquire about his health. Vijayan told reporters he met Karunanidhis son and the partys working president M K Stalin and daughter Kanimozhi, besides others family members and DMK leaders. They all informed us (CPI-M delegation) that his condition is improving, he said. Kalaignar (Karunanidhi) is a fighter by birth itself. In his life he fought in several fields, Vijayan added and praised the 94 year-old leaders willpower. The chief minister said he wished Kalaignar a speedy recovery. Karunanidhi, admitted to a private hospital here after his blood pressure dropped on July 27, has been advised an extended hospital stay. On July 18, he underwent a procedure at the same hospital to replace a tracheostomy tube to help him breathe normally. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Congress President Rahul Gandhi visited him in hospital.Many other leaders also visited the hospital and met the family of the veteran DMK chief.