President Ram Nath Kovind undergoes cardiac bypass surgery, condition stable

Kovind was shifted to AIIMS on March 27 where post investigations doctors had advised him to undergo a planned bypass procedure, the Rashtrapati Bhavan had stated earlier.

March 30, 2021 / 10:51 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind (File Photo)

President Ram Nath Kovind (File Photo)

President Ram Nath Kovind underwent cardiac bypass surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday morning, a statement from the President House confirmed.

"He is stable and is being closely monitored by a team of senior doctors," the statement read.

President Ram Nath Kovind undergoes check-up following chest discomfort; condition stable

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Twitter, "I congratulate the team of Doctors for successful operation. Spoke to Director AIIMS to enquire about Rashtrapatiji's health. Praying for his well-being and speedy recovery."

Kovind was shifted to AIIMS on March 27 where post investigations doctors had advised him to undergo a planned bypass procedure, the Rashtrapati Bhavan had stated earlier.

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He was rushed to the Indian Army's Research and Referral Hospital on March 26 after he complained of chest discomfort.
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first published: Mar 30, 2021 10:49 pm

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