NEW DELHI: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who has been ill for long, was admitted to AIIMS on Monday, PM Narendra Modi visits to give apprehension with a few others. Vajpayee, who has been bed ridden since 2009, has been suffering from lower respiratory tract disease and kidney-related issues.
In a late night proclamation, AIIMS said the previous PM has been "determined to have a urinary tract disease" for which suitable treatment is being given and a group of specialists are nearly checking him. Sources in AIIMS depicted the state of BJP stalwart as "critical", with his sole kidney and lung performing at their most lowest capacity.
However, Aarti Vij, Chairperson of AIIMS' media and protocol division, stated, "The former Prime Minister has been admitted for examination. He is stable." There was a risk of health emergency developing, sources said.
The 93-year-old will be under supervision of AIIMS director Randeep Guleria who has been treating him for almost 15 years. Vajpayee, who is diabetic and has just a single functional kidney, endured a stroke in 2009 which iaffected his cognitive abilities. Later, he developed dementia.
The three-time previous PM, the last in the vicinity of 1999 and 2004, had been restricted to his house on Krishna Menon Marg where a group of specialists, medical caretakers and physiotherapists take care of him 24x7. He was admitted to the hospital at around 11.30 am. While it was at first said he had been taken for a regular checke-up. PM Modi visits to see Vajpayee along with BJP chief Amit Shah and Congress president Rahul Gandhi visits him at AIIMS.
PM Modi went to show concern and spent around 50 minutes in the cardio-neuro centre talking to doctors and Vajpayee’s family. BJP veteran L K Advani and Union health minister J P Nadda visited hopital aswell.
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