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DMK chief M Karunanidhi hospitalised for endoscopic procedure

DMK President M Karunanidhi On Wednesday Was Admitted To A Hospital To Undergo A Minor Procedure, An Official Said.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 16 Aug 2017, 09:37:56 AM
DMK president M Karunanidhi (file photo)

New Delhi:

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Wednesday was admitted to a hospital to undergo a minor procedure, an official said.

The nonagenarian leader "has been admitted for a minor procedure - change of (Percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy) PEG tube. He will be discharged from the hospital later today," Kauvery Hospital Executive Director S Aravindan said in a statement.

The veteran leader has been ill since last year and has been getting treatment at his Gopalapuram residence in Chennai. 

The DMK party patriarch M Karunanidhi has been keeping unwell for some time now.

(With PTI Inputs)

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First Published : 16 Aug 2017, 09:37:56 AM