Five Time Tamilnadu Chief Minister Mr. M Karunanidhi died at Kauvery hospital, Chennai this evening 6:10 pm. All the doctors and nurses were put more possible efforts to save him. But he failed.
A five-time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Mr. M Karunanidhi became recovering from a long illness when he got a small infection and developed a fever. For more than a year, he has not made any public appearance except for occasional visits to his DMK party office. He became admitted in Kauvery hospital on July 2018 for changing the tracheostomy tube.
The 94-year-old, Mr. Karunanidhi who is suffering from urinary tract infection, got a visit today from vice chairman Venkaiah Naidu. Trinamool Congress leader Derek O’ Brien additionally met Mr. Karunanidhi’s son MK Stalin and daughter Kanimozhi at Kauvery hospital to inquire about the health of DMK chief. And TamilNadu Chief Minister Mr. Edappadi Palaniswami also visit Mr. Karunanidhi. Actor-politician Kamal Haasan met Mr. Stalin and his father to know about his father’s health. Kamal Haasan is a big fan of Mr.Karuananidhi’s Tamil. Kamal was invited to join the DMK by DMK Chief 15 years ago.
On Sunday evening, thousands of DMK supporters gathered outside Kauvery hospital to know about Mr.Karunanidhi’s condition. In the midnight, Mk Stalin asked the supporters to stay calm and don’t disturb the others. He also said, that his father was improving and will be fine. And the doctors also confirmed that his blood pressure has stabilized.
DMK leader M Karunanidhi condition has additionally declined, making it hard for doctors to maintain his “organs functioning”, said by Kauvery hospital on Monday evening, triggering yet another scare over Kalaignar’s health across Tamil Nadu.
Kauvery hospital has stated that the following 24 hours could be critical for him.
After hearing the news of a decline in Karunanidhi’s condition spread, thousands of his supporters gathered in front of the hospital, including a large number of women, most of the supporters’ eyes were filled with tears, others waving at the TV cameras, preparing for an overnight vigil at the facility in downtown Alwarpet.
One of the woman supporters, waiting outside Kauvery hospital, asks Karunanidhi’s son MK Stalin not to worry. “We are like your mothers and fathers. Don’t worry, Karunanidhi will be back with good health. The sun will rise soon and take away our pain. Karunanidhi will be the chief minister again,” she says.
Puducherry Chief Minister Mr. Narayanaswamy visits Stalin’s father as his father’s condition was so critical. And also says, “Don’t worry, he will be back soon”.
Actors Ajith Kumar and Gondamani visit DMK Chief in Kauvery hospital.
Who is Karunanidhi?
He is a son of Muthuvelu and Anju, he has two sisters. He was born in Thirukuvalai village in Nagapattinam. His original name is Dakshinamoorthy. He has Telugu ancestry. He began his career as a screenwriter in Tamil industry. His first movie was Parasakthi. He introduced Sivaji Ganeshan in this film. He’s also a big fan of former CM and DMK founder Mr. Anna Durai. He started his political career with Annadurai. When Annadurai died in 1969, Karunanidhi became the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the first time.
He wrote the song “Semmozhiyaana Tamil Mozhiyaam”, and it is the official theme song for the (“Ulaga Tamil Semmozhi Maanadu”) World Classical Tamil Conference 2010, directed by Gautham Menon and composed by A.R.Rahman.