According to the latest update, DMK Chief Karunanidhi is no more, the condition was extremely condition, Despite the possible efforts by our team of doctors and nurses to resuscitate him, Karunanidhi failed to respond , said Kauvery Hospital.
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi passed away after battling illness at the Kauvery Hospital in Chennai on Tuesday.
With deep anguish, we announce the demise of our beloved Kalaignar DR M Karunanidhi on 7 July 2018 at 6:10 PM.
Hospital further said, We profoundly mourn the loss of one of the tallest leaders of India and we share the grief of family members and fellow Tamilians worldwide.
He was admitted to hospital following a dip in his blood pressure last month. On July 31 the hospital had said Karunanidhi would require an extended period of hospitalization due to decline in his general health although his vital parameters have normalized.
Ealier DMK acting president and Karunanidhi’s son MK Stalin met chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami at the latter’s residence in Chennai. According to the report the Hindu, Stalin requested a place on the Marina Beach in Chennai for memorial.’
A circular issued by Director General of Police TK Rajendra n asked all superintendents of Police, City police Commissioner and others to direct official under top report to them immediately in uniform without delay.
Meanwhile local media report reported that large number of police personnel have gathered at Rajarathinam Stadium in Chennai. Security around the Kauvery Hospital has also been increased and the main entrance has been completely barricaded.
A large number of DMK cadres gathered outside the hospital raising slogans asking the leader to get well and walk out.
Karunanidhi, 94 was admitted to Chennai, His health condition continue to fluctuate on July 31 . doctor advised a longer stay due to age related overall decline in his general health.