President wishes Karunanidhi speedy recovery

Senthil Thondaman

Senthil Thondaman, Chief Minister (in-charge) of Uva province, Sri Lanka, visited Kauvery Hospital in the city and conveyed the wishes of the President, the New Indian Express reports.

Emerging from the hospital, he said, β€œI conveyed the wishes of Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena for Karunanidhi to recover soon. I also conveyed the prayers of Sri Lankan people.” Several prominent persons, including PMK founder S Ramadoss, visited Kauvery Hospital to inquire the health conditions of the DMK chief.

β€œHe is my long time friend. He will return home in two days. I wish him live for 100 years,” he told reporters.

Malaysian Minister for Health Dato Subramaniam, senior CPI leader and Rajya Sabha Member D Raja and cine actor Vivek also visited the hospital to inquire the health of Karunanidhi who has been undergoing treatment for breathing difficulties since December 15.

D Raja said he was told that the DMK president would return home on Friday.

(NIE)