Veteran Congress leader EVKS Elangovan, who recently got elected as an MLA from the Erode East constituency in Tamil Nadu, has been hospitalized in Chennai after he developed health discomfort. After learning about his hospitalization, several leaders are extending their wishes to the lawmaker for a speedy recovery.
74-year-old Elangovan is a former Union Minister and he recently got elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly from Erode East. In what has become a landslide victory, Elangovan contested in the Erode East bypoll after his younger son Thirumahan Everaa died on January 4 at the age of 46 due to cardiac arrest. By replacing his son, Elangovan entered the assembly for the first time in three decades.
He sworn in as the Erode East MLA on March 10 and at a high time when he was preparing to take part in the upcoming budget session in the assembly, Elangovan had complained health discomfort on Wednesday. He was rushed to a private hospital in Porur. According to a Congress functionary, Elangovan was suffering from breathing difficulty and that he has been put under routine observation.
The visuals from the hospital had shown that Elangovan is doing fine and stable. He has been shifted to the general ward and the oxygen level in his blood returned to normalcy. The reports in the know have asserted that Elangovan will get discharged from the hospital in two or three days. The Congress MLA is also going through medical tests and the doctors have advised him to take rest.
On Thursday - March 16, Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian visited Elangovan in the hospital and inquired about his health. Subramanian took to Twitter and shared the pictures in which Elangovan was seen conversing with them.
காங்கிரஸ் பேரியக்கத்தின் முன்னணி தலைவர்களில் ஒருவரான ஈரோடு கிழக்கு சட்டமன்றத் தொகுதி உறுப்பினர் திரு ஈ.வி.கே.எஸ் இளங்கோவன் அவர்களை மருத்துவமனையில் சந்தித்து நலம் விசாரிக்கப்பட்டது. @EVKSElangovan #Masubramanian #TNHealthminister #DMK4TN pic.twitter.com/tLKgltccl5— Subramanian.Ma (@Subramanian_ma) March 16, 2023