Prime Minister Narendra Modi inquired about ailing DMK president M Karunanidhi (94) on Friday, as the latter's health worsened over the course of a day.
Modi tweeted in response to reports of a "slight decline" in the health of the former Tamil Nadu chief minister. He said that he would be available for "any assistance" for Karunanidhi's "quick recovery and good health".
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 27, 2018
The DMK chief is reportedly being treated at his house for fever due to a urinary tract infection, reports said on Wednesday, turning a spotlight on the health of the 'Godfather' of Tamil Nadu politics.
Kauvery Hospital released a statement saying there was a slight decline in the DMK patriarch's health, various leaders from state parties visited him at his home, including Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan and state Cabinet minister D Jayakumar.
Security was beefed up around his Gopalapuram residence in Chennai and city was put on high alert.
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Updated Date: Jul 27, 2018 12:30:11 IST