Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee health condition critical ; AIIMS to release health bulletin

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee health condition is said to be critical and is suffering from urinary tract infection as per the latest statement released by AIIMS on Monday night.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee who was suffering from long time was admitted to AIIMS on Monday. He was bed-ridden since 2009 and was suffering from lower respiratory tract infection and kidney related problems. A team of doctors has been monitoring Vajpayee and appropriate treatment is being given. Sources from AIIMS described Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s health condition as critical as his kidney and lungs are performing at their lowest capacity.

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Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Photo courtesy : BJP.org

The former PM was admitted for examination and management as there was a risk of health emergency that may develop. Atal Bihari Vajpayee aged 93 years will be under the supervision of AIIMS director Randeep Guleria and he has been treating him for nearly 15 years.

Vajpayee is a diabetic and has only one functional kidney and suffered a stroke on 2009 that affected his congnitive abilities. He developed dementia afterwards. Vajpayee recently developed fever and aspirated something and suddenly rushed to AIIMS on Monday.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee served India for three times as the Prime Minister and he served for the last time between 1999-2004 and was mostly confined to his home in Krishna Menon Marg and he was taken care by a team of doctors, nurses and physiotherapists 24×7. He was admitted to AIIMS, Delhi at around 11:30 AM on Monday and it was said that he was admitted for regular health checkup and his condition worsened by the evening.

BJP chief Amit Shah and Congress president Rahul Gandhi visited Vajpayee at AIIMS. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also arrived Delhi AIIMS and spent nearly one hour in the cardio-neuro centre and spoke to doctors and Vajpayee’s family. LK Advani and Union health minister JP Nadda were among the other leaders who visited Vajpayee at the hospital.

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