Ruling AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan has been admitted to hospital after suffering multiple organ failure, according to reports. The 74-year-old was admitted to Gleneagles Global Health City in Chennai. It has been learnt that Natarajan is in intensive care unit (ICU). Earlier, on February 5, Natarajan was hospitalised with complaints of breathing problem. Natarajan was admitted to a corporate hospital after he complained of breathing trouble, party leaders then told PTI without divulging any further information.
The medical bulletin said Natarajan was admitted at the Liver Intensive Care Unit with decompensated liver disease leading to liver and kidney failure and lung congestion. He was receiving dialysis and other intensive care therapies, the report said. The bulleting also noted that Natarajan was suffering from chronic liver disease. Natarajan has been registered with the Tamil Nadu Organ Sharing (TNOS) waiting list for deceased donor liver transplantation
On February 14, Sasikala was convicted in the case by the apex court, dashing her ambition to become the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister. The top court verdict held her guilty of entering into a conspiracy with late AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa. Currently she is lodged in Bengaluru Central Jail.