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MK Stalin underwent minor surgery for removal of cyst, to be discharged today

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 27 September 2018, 11:39 AM
MK Stalin underwent minor surgery for removal of cyst, to be discharged today (File Photo)
MK Stalin underwent minor surgery for removal of cyst, to be discharged today (File Photo)

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin, who was admitted to the Apollo hospital in Chennai late Wednesday night, underwent a minor surgical procedure for the removal of a cyst from his right thigh. The Tamil Nadu politician is currently fine now and will be discharged Thursday afternoon, according to reports.

"Mr MK Stalin, DMK President, was admitted to Apollo Hospitals, Greams road, late last night. He underwent a minor surgical procedure for the removal of a cyst from his right thigh. He will be discharged this afternoon," the Media and Protocol Division of Apollo Hospitals, Chennai said in its medical bulletin.

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Stalin was rushed to the hospital around midnight following a complaint of discomfort in his Alwarpet house, according to DMK Principal Secretary TR Baalu.

“There is nothing critical. As he was continuously involved in party works, he did not go for medical check-ups for the past two months. Doctors have examined Stalin and he will be in rest for one or two days,” the leader was quoted as saying by Hindustan Times.

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Stalin, 65, was elected the president of DMK on August 28 after his father and DMK chief Karunanidhi left for his eternal abode on August 7.

First Published: Thursday, September 27, 2018 11:32 AM
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