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Vajpayee's condition stable: AIIMS

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The condition of former Vajpayee, who was admitted to the here with urinary tract infection, tract and kidney issues, is stable today, the hospital said.

The 93-year-old leader was admitted to the hospital yesterday.

In a statement, the said, "His condition is stable. He is responding to treatment and is on injectable All his vital parameters are stable. He will continue to be in hospital till is controlled".

A team of doctors, under the supervision of Randeep Guleria, evaluated his condition sometime back, a source said.

He continues to remain in the ICU of the cardio-thoracic centre of AIIMS, the source said.

Vajpayee underwent yesterday.

The entire corridor of the first-floor ICU has been cordoned off and only patients' attendants or relatives are being allowed after showing proof.

of State for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey, former Union and for Law P P Choudhary visited Vajpayee today.

Pankaj Jain, of Yuva Morcha, performed a 'havan' outside gate number one of the hospital, praying for Vajpayee's quick recovery and long life.

Yesterday, the hospital said Vajpayee, who has been ailing for long, was admitted for routine check-up and investigations.

A host of leaders including visited the BJP patriarch at the hospital yesterday.

Modi met the doctors and enquired about the well-being of Vajpayee. He also met his family members, according to an official statement issued yesterday.

BJP veteran L K Advani, Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, J P Nadda, Harsh Vardhan, and were among those who paid a visit to the ailing leader yesterday.

The BJP, yesterday, said in a statement that Shah had a detailed discussion with the doctors about Vajpayee's treatment and also met the former prime minister's family members at the hospital.

Vajpayee was thrice elected the between 1996 and 1999 and is the only non-prime minister to complete the full term of five years, from 1999 to 2004. As his health deteriorated, he had slowly withdrawn himself from public life and was confined to his residence for years.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 13:30 IST
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