Mr. Palaniswami who was on a official visit to Salem, returned to Chennai late on Sunday night.

DMK president M. Karunanidhi’s health suffered a setback on Sunday evening but with medical support his vital signs were normalising in the night. He continues to receive medical assistance at Kauvery Hospital in Alwarpet, Chennai.

Here are live updates:

 

CM Edappadi Palaniswami visits Karunanidhi

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam arrive at Kauvery Hospital to enquire about DMK chief M. Karunanidhi’s health.

"I have just met him in Kauvery hospital, he is better and is recovering well," he said.

Mr. Palaniswami who was on a official visit to Salem, returned to Chennai late on Sunday night.

Updates as on Sunday, July 29, 2018

On Sunday evening when his health deteriorated, frenetic activity was witnessed at the hospital, with many of his family members, including wife Rajathi Ammal and children, coming to the hospital one after the other. Several senior DMK leaders, including general secretary K. Anbazhagan, also arrived there. The police stepped up security with additional reinforcements being rushed to the hospital as thousands of anxious cadres began gathering at the gates.

Read our live blog from Sunday.

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