Chennai sources reported that President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday visited ailing DMK president M Karunanidhi at a hospital here and inquired about his health. Meanwhile at the hospital, the President briefly interacted with Karunanidhi's son and DMK working president M K Stalin and DMK MP Kanimozhi.
Meanwhile the President, who arrived here from Hyderabad, drove directly from the airport to Kauvery Hospital, where the DMK chief is undergoing treatment. The official Twitter account of Rashtrapati Bhavan said "Visited Thiru M Karunanidhi in Chennai, met Kalaignar's family members and doctors and inquired about his health. Further wishing the former Chief Minister of Tamilnadu, as a veteran of our public life, a quick recovery".
Moreover Kovind was accompanied by Governor
Banwarilal Purohit. A picture of the President's interaction with the family
members of Karunanidhi was shared on the micro-blogging site. Hence before
winding up his visit, Kovind walked down a few metres and waved at the media
and crowd gathered at the hospital and politicians and many prominent leaders
have visited Karunanidhi at the hospital.
Low Pressure belt turned depression in Bay of Bengal, warning for Coastal AP According to sources the Meteorological Department has issued a cyclone warning for the coastal districts in Andhra Pradesh and advised the fishermen against venturing into the sea for the next 24 hours. As per report the department forecasted that heavy rains are likely to occur in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna and Guntur districts.
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