DMK leader M Karunanidhi's health deteriorated on Friday night. This development came hours after MK Stalin said that he was responding to medication better. According to sources, his vital parameters were dropping, forcing doctors to arrive at a decision to shift him to Kauvery Hospital.
His entire family and the top leadership of the DMK had rushed to Gopalapuram residence by 11 pm on Friday night. Most of them had stayed on till 10 pm and returned home for the night. But soon they were informed that Kalaignar's health was deteriorating rapidly and everyone rushed back.