Former prime minister Manmohan Singh was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on Sunday evening after he complained of uneasiness, according to news agency PTI.
Singh, 87, is under observation at the cardio-thoracic ward of the premier hospital.
He was admitted under Dr Nitish Naik, a professor of cardiology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), around 8.45 p.m.
"He is under observation," one of the sources said.Singh is a senior leader of the opposition Congress and currently represents Rajasthan in the Upper House of Parliament. He was the prime minister between 2004 and 2014.
A senior leader of the opposition Congress, Sngh is currently a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan. He was the prime minister between 2004 and 2014.
In 2009, Singh underwent a successful coronary bypass surgery at the AIIMS.
As the news came out, a number of leaders expressed concern over his health and wished him a speedy recovery.
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS, under observation at cardio-thoracic ward: Sources— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) May 10, 2020
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot took to twitter to express concern over the health of Dr Singh.
Much worried to know former PM Dr. Manmohan Singh ji has been admitted to AIIMS. I wish him speedy recovery and pray for his good health and long life.— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) May 10, 2020
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel tweeted, "Praying for good health of Doctor saheb. We are sure he will be fit and fine at the earliest."
Praying for good health of Doctor saheb. We are sure he will be fit and fine at the earliest— Ahmed Patel (@ahmedpatel) May 10, 2020
RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav also tweeted, "Saw the news of Dr Manmohan Singh ji being admitted to hospital. My sincere prayers for the speedy recovery of Manmohan Singh ji, the humble, intelligent, scholar, true gentleman and one of the best PM."
Saw the news of Dr. #ManmohanSingh ji being admitted to hospital.— Lalu Prasad Yadav (@laluprasadrjd) May 10, 2020
My sincere prayers for the speedy recovery of #ManmohanSingh ji, the humble, intelligent, scholar, true gentleman and one of the best PM.
His son and RJD chief Tejashvi Yadav said, "Wishing for the speedy recovery of respected Dr ManmohanSingh ji.