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Day one in Tihar: Walk, porridge, some reading and visit from son for Chidambaram

Day one in Tihar: Walk, porridge, some reading and visit from son for Chidambaram

New Delhi: After a restless night spent on a wooden plank in his prison cell, former Union minister P Chidambaram began his day in Tihar Jail on Friday with a walk in the courtyard, some reading and then a meeting with his son Karti, sources said.

The senior Congress leader, who was taken to Tihar on Thursday evening, remained on edge the entire night, they said.

His morning, which began with a walk in the jail courtyard and a light breakfast of tea and porridge at 6 am, was spent reading religious scriptures and the day's newspapers, they said.

Later in the day, the senior Congress leader got a visit from his son. His advocate was also expected to meet him.

The veteran politician, who is lodged in Jail No.7 which usually houses those accused in Enforcement Directorate cases, asked for a cot to sleep on but will get it only after a medical examination by a jail doctor finds he needs one, sources said.

PTI

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