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Manmohan Singh Stable, Under Observation: AIIMS Sources

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS on Sunday night time.

New Delhi:

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 steady, sources within the premier institute stated this morning.

The veteran Congress chief was taken to the cardio-thoracic ward of the medical institute at 8:45 pm “for observation and investigation after he developed a febrile reaction to a new medication”, AIIMS sources stated, including that he’s being handled by a group of docs on the cardio-thoracic centre.

Doctors are additionally ruling out “other causes of fever”, sources stated.

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. At the time his docs had suggested full bedrest.

Manmohan Singh, who presently 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 through the coronavirus lockdown.

Mr Singh, who spoke after Mrs Gandhi, stated: “We need to know, as Soniaji said, what will happen 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 concerned about Dr Manmohan Singh Ji’s health. Hope he makes a full recovery soon. All of India is praying for our former PM,” Mr Kejriwal tweeted final night time.

“Much worried to know former PM Dr Manmohan Singhji has been admitted to AIIMS. I wish him speedy recovery and pray for his good health and long life,” Mr Gehlot wrote on Twitter.

(With inputs from PTI)

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