TAMIL NADU

Doctors examine Acharya

VELLORE, DEC.6. A team of government doctors led by the Deputy Director of Medical and Rural Health Services, Purushotham Vijayakumar, examined the Kanchi Sankaracharya, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi, in the central prison here on Monday.

According to official sources, the Sankaracharya's blood pressure and blood sugar level were normal. The blood tests were done with the help of a semi auto-analyser, which was available in the prison hospital.

The Sankaracharya's brother, Viswanathan and the latter's son-in-law, Sundar met the seer in the jail today. Asked about his health, they said that the Sankaracharya "appeared weak". "For other details, you have to ask only the doctors," they added.

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