Published On: Mon, Jun 11th, 2018

Atal Behari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS, condition stable

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Monday was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for “routine check-up” and his condition is “stable”, according to statements from the BJP and the hospital.

The hospital said that the veteran leader’s condition is stable and tests are going on

“As per the advice of doctors, Vajpayeeji has been admitted in AIIMS today for routine check-ups and investigations,” said the Bharatiya Janata Party statement.

In its statement, the hospital said that the veteran leader’s condition is stable and tests are going on.

“He is stable. A team of doctors under the supervision of Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS are conducting tests,” AIIMS said in its statement. Guleria, who is a pulmonologist, has been a personal physician to Vajpayee for many years.

Union Health Minister JP Nadda, at a press meet on achievements of his ministry in the last four years, too, said Vajpayee was admitted for routine check-ups.

Vajpayee, 93, who was Prime Minister briefly in 1996 and then from 1998 to 2004, has retreated from active politics over the last few years due to falling health conditions.

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