Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, 87, who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Sunday night after complaining of chest pain is now stable, media quoted hospital sources. The veteran Congress leader had developed a reaction to a new medication which had necessaited his hospitalisation, media reports said. Doctors have ruled out other causes of fever.
Earlier the two time prime minister had suffered a fall shortly before parliament was adjourned in March. At that time he was advised complete bed rest. Singh, a Rajya Sabha MP from Rajasthan has undergone two bypass surgeries so far.
Earlier this week, Singh had participated in a video conference alongside Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and questioned the centre over its decision-making during the coronavirus lockdown.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal were among those who expressed concern over Manmohan Singh’s health. “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,” Kejriwal tweeted. “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,” Gehlot tweeted.