Jaswant Singh remains critical, Modi visits hospital

New Delhi, Aug 9 :

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday met former BJP leader Jaswant Singh, a day after he was admitted to a hospital here in a critical condition.

Jaswant Singh
Jaswant Singh

“Visited Jaswant Singh ji. Met his family and enquired about his health. I pray for his quick recovery,” Modi tweeted after meeting Jaswant Singh at the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) here.

According to a defence ministry statement, he was “still on life support systems and under constant monitoring by a team of neurosurgeons and critical care intensivists.”

“His vital parameters are stable but he continues to be in coma,” added the statement.

The 76-year-old leader was brought to the hospital with a head injury at about 1 a.m. Friday following a fall at his house here.

His family members had found him lying on the floor in an unconscious state.


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