Atal Bihari Vajpayee critical; on life support at AIIMS

Atal Bihari Vajpayee critical; on life support at AIIMS

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is admitted at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. His condition is described as critical and he is on life support system. He was admitted to AIIMS in June this year and has been in hospital for the past nine weeks. Doctors say that his condition turned critical on 14 August and he has been on life support.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the ailing former prime minister to enquire about his health. Among the other dignitaries who visited him are Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh,Piyush Goel, Suresh Prabhu, Dr Harshvardhan, Jitendra Singh and Ashwini Kumar.

The head of the Media Cell at AIIMS, Dr Arti Vij, said in a press statement released on Wednesday, "Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been admitted for the past nine weeks at AIIMS. Unfortunately, his condition has worsened over the past 24 hours. His condition is critical and he is on life support."



Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the ailing former prime minister to enquire about his health. Among the other dignitaries who visited him are Piyush Goel, Suresh Prabhu, Dr Harshvardhan, Jitendra Singh and Ashwini Kumar.

From the ramparts of the Red Fort, Prime Minister Modi, in his speech on the occasion of the 72nd Independence Day, talked about Vajpayee. He said that the solution for the Kashmir issue will be found keeping in mind Vajpayee's policies which were based on humanity, Kashmiriyat and democratic values.

Vajpayee had been admitted to AIIMS on 11 June with urinary tract infection, lower respiratory tract infection and kidney related complications.

From the ramparts of the Red Fort, Prime Minister Modi, in his speech on the occasion of the 72nd Independence Day, talked about Vajpayee. He said that the solution for the Kashmir issue will be found keeping in mind Vajpayee's policies which were based on humanity, Kashmiriyat and democratic values.

Vajpayee had been admitted to AIIMS on 11 June with urinary tract infection, lower respiratory tract infection and kidney related complications.

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