Former PM Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS Delhi

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, 89, was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi at 6.15 pm on Wednesday.

According to sources in the Congress party, he has been running a mild fever for the past two days and has been admitted to the hospital for better medical care and recovery.

He has been taken to the Cardio-Neuro Tower at AIIMS and is under the care of Dr Nitish Nayak, a professor of cardiology. He is undergoing some medical tests.

‘CONDITION STABLE’

Pranav Jha, AICC secretary in charge of communications, took to Twitter to state that Manmohan Singh’s condition is stable.

He wrote, “There are some unsubstantiated rumours with regards to former PM, Dr Manmohan Singh ji’s health. His condition is stable. He is undergoing routine treatment. We will share any updates as needed. We thank our friends in media for their concern.”

Earlier, in April this year, Manmohan Singh had been admitted to AIIMS in New Delhi after he tested positive for Covid-19. He recovered after facing mild symptoms of the virus.

In May 2020, the former prime minister had been admitted to AIIMS, Delhi after he experienced chest congestion. He was under the care of Dr Nitish Nayak then too.

In 2009, Manmohan Singh underwent a successful coronary bypass surgery at AIIMS in Delhi.

Manmohan Singh first joined the Government of India as economic advisor in the commerce ministry in 1971. He later served as the finance minister of India from 1991 to 1996 and went on to become India’s fourteenth Prime Minister in 2004. At present, he is a member of the Rajya Sabha.

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Source – India Today