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Rajnath, Shah visit AIIMS to enquire about Vajpayee’s health

PTI | Updated on: 11 Aug 2018, 10:37:48 PM
Rajnath, Shah visit AIIMS to enquire about Vajpayee’s health (File Photo- PTI)

New Delhi:

Home Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP president Amit Shah visited AIIMS on Saturday evening to enquire about the health condition of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who has been undergoing treatment at the premier institute.

Shah visited AIIMS around 6.30 pm and Singh reached there around 8.15 pm to enquire about Vajpayee’s health condition, a source at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said.

There was no official update on Vajpayee’s health condition.

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Vajpayee was admitted to the hospital on June 11 with kidney tract infection, chest congestion, urinary tract infection and urine output on the lower side.

The 93-year-old BJP leader, a diabetic, has one functional kidney. He had suffered a stroke in 2009 that weakened his cognitive abilities. Subsequently, he developed dementia.

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First Published : 11 Aug 2018, 10:36:53 PM