Chennai sources added that Congress President Rahul Gandhi visited DMK President Karunanidhi at the Kauvery hospital in Chennai on Tuesday. Meanwhile he was accompanied by Mukul Wasnik, Tamilnadu in-charge of Congress from New Delhi and joined by Tamilnadu Congress Committee President S Thirunavukkarasar from the airport and was received by DMK Working President MK Stalin and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi in the hospital on Tuesday.
Rahul said after meeting DMK Supreme “He wanted to come and see Karunanidhi ji and he has the spirit of Tamil people and we have a long relationship with Karunanidhi. Karunanidhi is very tough person like the people of Tamilnadu and he has the spirit of Tamilnadu in him and he was happy to see him stable. Sonia ji sent her best wishes and regards to the family”.
Earlier Karunanidhi was admitted to Kauvery
hospital late on Thursday night after his blood pressure dropped. Leaders
across the political spectrum and celebrities and moreover hundreds of cadres
have been gathering in front of the hospital, raising slogans for their leader
to get well soon despite the weather conditions. Moreover the cadres also
involved themselves in extensive prayers, gestures like tonsuring their heads
and signature campaigns praying for their leader to get well soon.