PM Narendra Modi visits former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at AIIMS

Last Updated: Monday, June 11, 2018, 22:19
PM Narendra Modi visits former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at AIIMS

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who has been ailing for long, was admitted to AIIMS for Health check up on Monday. He has been diagnosed with a urinary tract infection, and appropriate treatment is being given by a team of doctors.A statement from AIIMS said that his condition is stable. The 93-year-old leader has been admitted on doctors` advice.


A host of political party leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, visited the BJP patriarch at the hospital. PM Modi met the doctors and enquired about Vajpayee. He also met his family members, according to an official statement. The prime minister spent nearly 50 minutes at the hospital, the statement added.BJP veteran L K Advani, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, party chief Amit Shah, Health Minister J P Nadda, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan and Congress president Rahul Gandhi were among those who paid a visit to the ailing leader.Vajpayee was thrice elected the prime minister between 1996 and 1999 and is the only non-Congress prime minister to complete the full term of five years, from 1999 to 2004.
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