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Former PM Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS after complaining of chest pain

He is under observation at cardio-thoracic ward

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh
A senior leader of the opposition Congress, Sngh is currently a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

Former prime minister 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

As the news came out, a number of leaders expressed concern over his health and wished him a speedy recovery.

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot took to twitter to express concern over the health of Dr Singh.

Much worried to know former PM Dr ji has been admitted to I wish him speedy recovery and pray for his good health and long life, Gehlot tweeted.

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."

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."

His son and RJD chief Tejashvi Yadav said, "Wishing for the speedy recovery of respected Dr ManmohanSingh ji.

First Published: Sun, May 10 2020. 22:17 IST
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