Former President Pranab Mukherjee in deep comatose with stable vital parameters, says hospital

First Published 13, Aug 2020, 4:50 PM

 Meanwhile, his son and former MP Abhijit Mukherjee said, "My father Shri Pranab Mukherjee is still alive and hemodynamically stable."

<p>The condition of former President Pranab Mukherjee remains unchanged and he is deeply comatose, the Army's Research and Referral hospital said on Thursday.<br />
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The condition of former President Pranab Mukherjee remains unchanged and he is deeply comatose, the Army's Research and Referral hospital said on Thursday.
 

<p>Doctors attending to him said Mukherjee has stable vital parameters and he continues to be on ventilator support.</p>

Doctors attending to him said Mukherjee has stable vital parameters and he continues to be on ventilator support.

<p>The former president was admitted to the hospital on August 10 and was operated upon for removal of a clot in the brain. He also tested positive for COVID-19.</p>

The former president was admitted to the hospital on August 10 and was operated upon for removal of a clot in the brain. He also tested positive for COVID-19.

<p>"The condition of Shri Pranab Mukherjee remains unchanged this morning, He is deeply comatose with stable vital parameters and he continues to be on ventilatory support," a statement from the hospital said.</p>

"The condition of Shri Pranab Mukherjee remains unchanged this morning, He is deeply comatose with stable vital parameters and he continues to be on ventilatory support," a statement from the hospital said.

<p>With rumours doing the rounds, his son and former MP Abhijit Mukherjee said, "My father Shri Pranab Mukherjee is still alive and hemodynamically stable."</p>

With rumours doing the rounds, his son and former MP Abhijit Mukherjee said, "My father Shri Pranab Mukherjee is still alive and hemodynamically stable."

<p>"Speculations and fake news being circulated by reputed Journalists on social media clearly reflects that media in India has become a factory of fake news," he said on Twitter.</p>

"Speculations and fake news being circulated by reputed Journalists on social media clearly reflects that media in India has become a factory of fake news," he said on Twitter.

<p>The former president's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee tweeted, "Rumours about my father are false. Request, especially to the media, not to call me as I need to keep my phone free for any updates from the hospital."<br />
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The former president's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee tweeted, "Rumours about my father are false. Request, especially to the media, not to call me as I need to keep my phone free for any updates from the hospital."
 

<p>Pranab Mukherjee was the President of India from 2012 to 2017.</p>

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

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