As it happened: PM Modi speaks to MK Stalin and Annamalai meets Udhayanidhi in Chennai!

As Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has been hospitalized in Chennai after testing positive for the Covid-19 pandemic, several leaders have been wishing him to have a speedy recovery. Earlier, Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi and ADMK's O Panneerselvam sent their wishes and in line with that, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his wishes to Stalin on Friday - July 15. 

According to reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to MK Stalin over the phone and inquired about his health condition a day after he was hospitalized for Covid treatment. Modi has wished the Chief Minister a speedy recovery. While the Prime Minister has reached MK Stalin over the phone, Tamil Nadu BJP President Annamalai has called on Stalin's son Udhayanidhi at the latter's residence in Chennai. 

Annamalai was accompanied by the senior BJP leaders and he met Udhayanidhi Stalin on Friday during which the former has inquired with the latter about MK Stalin's health condition. The picture of their meeting has been going viral on social media. On Tuesday - July 12, he announced that he has contracted the Covid viral infection. While he isolated himself at his residence initially, he was moved to Kauvery Hospital in Chennai on Thursday - July 14 for observation. 

He was admitted to Kauvery Hospital in Chennai and in its official statement, the hospital has on Thursday said, "Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru MK Stalin has been admitted at Kauvery Hospital, Alwarpet, Chennai for investigations and observation for Covid-related symptoms." Several DMK cadres have been thronging in front of Kauvery Hospital to extend their wishes to MK Stalin for a speedy recovery. 

On Tuesday, the Chief Minister took to Twitter and wrote,  "I have fatigue today. After testing, it was confirmed that I have contracted Covid-19 and I have isolated. Let all of us be safe by wearing masks and taking the vaccine doses."  Notably, MK Stalin has received the Covid vaccine doses and he has been staunchly campaigning to curb the pandemic. It is pertinent to note that his administration has been rolling out vaccination camps across the state. Last month, MK Stalin suffered from a mild fever due to which he took a rest at his residence. He had written an open letter to the DMK workers in which he said that he is doing fine and no one has to worry about his health condition.