Chennai sources stated that An AIADMK delegation led by Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Thursday called on ailing DMK president M Karunanidhi at his residence here. A bulletin issued by Kauvery Hospital Executive Director Dr Aravindan Selvaraj earlier said "There has been a slight decline in the health of DMK president M Karunanidhi due to age-related ailments".
Meanwhile Panneerselvam along with other ministers visited the DMK chief's residence. Panneerselvam's cabinet colleague D Jayakumar said it was political decency for the ruling party to visit Karunanidhi's residence, adding that a DMK delegation visited the Apollo hospitals here when former chief minister J Jayalalitha was undergoing treatment in 2016. Reports added Senior DMK leaders, including Duraimurugan and T R Baalu, were also present during the meeting. In a letter to party workers, Karunanidhi's son and DMK working president M K Stalin said, "Let us celebrate the golden jubilee of our leader assuming office as party chief."
Stalin said "Our beloved" leader
shouldered the responsibility of heading the party as its president on July 27,
1969 after the death of DMK founder leader C N Annadurai. Moreover the 94 year
old leader is currently being treated for fever due to urinary tract infection
with intravenous antibiotics and fluids.
Major Political Parties in Telangana gearing up for campaigning Hyderabad sources reported that Telangana caretaker chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will kick-start his campaign addressing 28 public meetings which will cover 66 of 119 constituencies in the state. Accordingly United Progressive Alliance chairperson and former Congress party president Sonia Gandhi is expected to begin her Telangana campaign on November 23.
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