Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former prime minister and BJP stalwart, has been put on life-support system

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is on life support system

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former prime minister and BJP stalwart, has been put on life-support system, the AIIMS said in a statement on Wednesday. The hospital said that Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s condition worsened over the past 24 hours. Mr Vajpayee was admitted to the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on June 11 with urinary tract infection, low urine output and chest congestion. However, soon the hospital had said that he was stable and on a path to recovery. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the AIIMS on Wednesday evening to enquire about Mr Vajpayee’s condition. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and BJP lawmaker Meenakshi Lekhi also visited the hospital. Many BJP leaders have visited the hospital.

Modi leaving after meeting Vajpayee at the hospital

Sussanne khan posts a heartfelt message for Sonali Bendre

Nation prays for its former prime minister

Prayers and rituals to wish for Atal Bihari Vajapyee’s health have started across the country with some students performing a havan to pray for his speedy recovery.

Mamta Banerjee to visit Vajpayee at AIIMS

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee will fly to Delhi today to check on Atal Bihari Vajpayee at AIIMS.

Arvind Kejriwal to visit AIIMS​

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is also expected to soon pay a visit to ailing former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Venkaiah Naidu at AIIMS

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu leaves All India Institute of Medical Sciences where former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been admitted.