Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was admitted to Delhi’s AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) on Sunday night time over chest issues, is secure, sources within the premier institute mentioned this morning.
The veteran Congress chief was taken to the cardio-thoracic ward of the medical institute at 8:45 pm “for statement and investigation after he developed a febrile response to a brand new medicine”, AIIMS sources mentioned, including that he’s being handled by a crew of docs on the cardio-thoracic centre.
Docs are additionally ruling out “different causes of fever”, sources mentioned.
The 87-year-old two-time Prime Minister is being handled by Dr Nitish Naik, a professor of cardiology, information company PTI reported.
Mr Singh suffered a fall shortly earlier than parliament was adjourned in March amid the coronavirus outbreak. On the time his docs had suggested full bedrest.
Manmohan Singh, who at present represents Rajasthan within the Rajya Sabha, has undergone two heart-bypass surgical procedures – one in 1990 and one other in 2009. He additionally has a historical past of diabetes.
The famend economist, credited with bringing in sweeping reforms within the 1990s, was Prime Minister for 10 years till the Congress was decimated by the BJP in 2014 and PM Modi took energy for the primary time.
Earlier this week Manmohan Singh participated in a video convention alongside Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and chief ministers of party-ruled states, together with Mr Gehlot, and questioned the centre over its decision-making in the course of the coronavirus lockdown.
Mr Singh, who spoke after Mrs Gandhi, mentioned: “We have to know, as Soniaji mentioned, what’s going to occur after lockdown 3.0.”
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal have been amongst those that expressed concern over Manmohan Singh’s well being.
“Deeply involved about Dr Manmohan Singh Ji’s well being. Hope he makes a full restoration quickly. All of India is praying for our former PM,” Mr Kejriwal tweeted final night time.
“A lot nervous to know former PM Dr Manmohan Singhji has been admitted to AIIMS. I want him speedy restoration and pray for his good well being and lengthy life,” Mr Gehlot wrote on Twitter.
(With inputs from PTI)