New Delhi, June 11: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been taken to the All India Institute for Medical Sciences (AIIMS) following doctors’ recommendations. The Bharatiya Janata Party has said that Vajpayee has been admitted to the hospital for a routine check-up. Also Read - In a First, Indian Army Convoy Drives Through Newly-built Atal Tunnel | WATCH
AIIMS director and a pulmonologist Randeep Guleria is reportedly keeping an eye on Vajpayee’s health. For over three decades, Guleria has served as personal physician to Vajpayee. Also Read - Vajpayee 2nd Death Anniversary: India Will Always Remember You, PM Modi Pays Homage
Issuing a statement, the hospital said,”Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s condition is stable and a team of doctors under the supervision of Dr Randeep Guleria, Director AIIMS are conducting tests.” Also Read - Former Union Minister Arjun Charan Sethi Passes Away at 79 in Odisha
Notably, 93-year-old Vajpayee is bed-ridden due to age-related ailments. More details awaited.
Born in 1924, Vajpayee is a recipient of India’s highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna. He is also a Padma Vibhushan awardee.