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President’s condition stable, shifted to AIIMS for planned bypass procedure: Rashtrapati Bhavan

The President visited the military hospital in New Delhi Friday following chest discomfort and was kept under observation.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: March 27, 2021 7:46:17 pm
Ram Nath Kovind, Kovind health updates, President Kovind health, President Kovind newsPresident Ram Nath Kovind visited the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi on Friday morning. (File Photo)

President Ram Nath Kovind, was on Saturday shifted to AIIMS, Delhi, from Army’s Research and Referral hospital for a planned bypass procedure which is expected to be performed on March 30, Tuesday, Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a statement.

Confirming that the President’s condition is stable, the President’s Secretariat said that he is under the care of experts.

Kovind, 75, had to undergo a health check-up at the Army Hospital after he felt a chest discomfort on Friday morning.

“The condition of President Shri Ram Nath Kovind is stable. He is being referred to AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), Delhi for further investigation,” R&R hospital said in a medical bulletin on Saturday afternoon.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, spoke to the President’s son yesterday and enquired about his health. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also visited President Kovind at the Army hospital on Friday.

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