Vajpayee Critical, PM In AIIMS


Update: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves from All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after meeting former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday visited AIIMS on Wednesday evening to enquire about the health condition of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who has been undergoing treatment at the premier institute.

There was no official update on Vajpayee’s health condition. Vajpayee was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on June 11 with kidney tract infection, chest congestion, urinary tract infection and low urine output.

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.