Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to Delhi's AIIMS, says BJP

93-year-old former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been admitted in AIIMS for routine check-up and investigations.

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday for routine check-up and investigations.

The hospital said, "Atal Bihari Vajpayee's condition is stable and a team of doctors under the supervision of Dr Randeep Guleria, Director of AIIMS are conducting tests."

Earlier, a press release issued by the BJP said that Vajpayee would be under the supervision of AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria.

Dr Guleria has served as personal physician to Vajpayee for over three decades.

Vajpayee, 93, was the first non-Congress prime minister to serve a full five-year term, as a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

A Padma Vibhushan awardee, he is also a recipient of India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, which was conferred on him in 2015.

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