NEW DELHI (Web Desk) Former three-time prime minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been put on a life support system after his condition deteriorated, the Indian media quoted hospital team as saying.Mr Vajpayee, a three-time Prime Minister, was admitted to the premier hospital with kidney tract infection and chest congestion.Prime Mnister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah rushed to the bedside of Vajpayee, who is admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi.
The 93-year-old who retired from public life after his health turned frail has been under the supervision of doctors at AIIMS.Doctors from various departments, including nephrology, gastroenterology and cardiology are also on the team taking care of the former Prime Minister, reports the TOI.Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Mr Vajpayee last evening his fourth visit since the veteran BJP leader was admitted at AIIMS. Others on the visitors’ list included Railway,
Minister Piyush Goyal, BJP lawmaker Meenakshi Lekhi and Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani.Atal Bihari Vajpayee had headed governments thrice for 13 days in 1996, 13 months in 1998 and for almost six years from 1999. His was the first non-Congress government to last for a full five-year term in office.