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DMK Chief Karunanidhi Admitted To Hospital With Lung Infection

This is for the second time that the 93-year old DMK chief has been admitted in a gap of one week.

16/12/2016 9:06 AM IST | Updated 16/12/2016 9:25 AM IST
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CHENNAI -- Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M. Karunanidhi has been admitted to Kauvery hospital in Chennai on Thursday night on complaints of difficulty in breathing.

The hospital issued a statement saying that Karunanidhi was readmitted with breathing difficulty due to throat and lung infection, adding that he is stable and being treated.

Karunanidhi's daughter and Rajya Sabha MP from Tamil Nadu Kanimozhi told ANI that Karunanidhi had some lung infection and breathing difficulty, adding that he is much better now.

This is for the second time that the 93-year old DMK chief has been admitted in a gap of one week.

He was first admitted to the same hospital on 1 December for optimisation of nutrition and hydration and was discharged after he improved substantially.

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