Former President Pranab Mukherjee continues to be crucial and on ventilator help, the Army Hospital Research And Referral stated in a press release immediately. The 84-year-old was admitted to the army hospital round midday Monday and had additionally examined optimistic for COVID-19.
Mukherjee underwent life-saving emergency surgical procedure for mind clot on August 10. A multidisciplinary workforce of medical doctors is continually monitoring the well being of the previous president.
On Monday, Mukherjee tweeted that he had examined optimistic for COVID-19 and urged individuals who had are available contact with him within the final week to isolate themselves and get examined for the novel coronavirus. Soon after the information of his hospitalisation, needs poured in from varied quarters for his early restoration and numerous leaders despatched their needs on Twitter.
President Ram Nath Kovind additionally spoke to Mukherjee’s daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee and enquired about his well being on Monday night.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the R&R Hospital on Monday and enquired concerning the former president’s well being.
Singh was on the hospital for round 20 minutes.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi additionally despatched in his greatest needs to the previous president and wished him early restoration.
A robust orator and scholar, Mukherjee had been a Congress stalwart earlier than he was elected as India’s 13th President and served from July 2012 to 2017 within the prime submit.
72-hour yajna for Pranab Mukherjee’s quick restoration at his ancestral place
People of Kirnahar space in West Bengal’s Birbhum district, Mukherjee’s ancestral place, have began a 72-hour yajna from Tuesday for his speedy restoration. The yajna at Japeswar Shiva Mandir started on the auspicious day of Janmashtami and it’ll go on uninterrupted for 3 days. Mukherjee’s sister and different family members prayed for him at their residence at Miriti village in Kirnahar space.
– With PTI inputs –