Pranab Mukherjee continues to be in deep coma and on ventilator support: Hospital

WION Web Team
New Delhi Updated: Aug 28, 2020, 01:57 PM(IST)

Pranab Mukherjee Photograph:( Reuters )

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Pranab Mukherjee was operated for removal of a clot in his brain earlier and has been in a coma ever since.

Former President Pranab Mukherjee, 84, continues to be in a deep coma and on ventilator support, the Army hospital said today.

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"He is haemodynamically stable and under intensive care being treated for lung infection and renal dysfunction," the Army Research and Referral(R&R) hospital said.

The former president was admitted to the hospital in the Delhi Cantonment on August 10. Pranab Mukherjee was operated for removal of a clot in his brain earlier and has been in coma ever since.

Pranab Mukherjee was the President of India from 2012 to 2017. 

His daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee who is a Congress leader had earlier said that her father had fallen critically ill just a year after he received the 'Bharat Ratna' -- the country's highest civilian award.
 

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