Atal Bihari Vajpayee is 'stable', says AIIMS; former PM being monitored by a team of doctors under institute director

Former prime minister and senior BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been admitted to the All India Institute for Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for 'routine check-up', media reports have said.

FP Staff June 11, 2018 13:57:33 IST
Atal Bihari Vajpayee is 'stable', says AIIMS; former PM being monitored by a team of doctors under institute director

The All India Institute for Medical Sciences (AIIMS) released a statement saying the condition of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was admitted to the hospital on Monday morning, is "stable."

ANI reported that the senior BJP leader is being monitored by a team of doctors under the supervision of AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria.  Vajpayee was taken to AIIMS on Monday morning based on a medical recommendation and Guleria is personally keeping a watch on former prime minister's health, according to a report in News18.

Vajpayee, 93 served as prime minister thrice: Briefly in 1996, and for two terms between 1998 and 2004. A distinguished lawmaker, Vajypayee received the title of Outstanding Parliamentarian in 1994. In 2015, he was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award.

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