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Former Uttar Pradesh CM Kalyan Singh stable, communicative: Hospital

Eighty-nine-year-old Singh, who has also been the governor of Rajasthan, was admitted to the ICU of the hospital on the evening of July 4 due to an infection and reduced consciousness level.

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Lucknow, First Published Jul 10, 2021, 1:05 PM IST
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The condition of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh, who is admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, is stable, the hospital said.

"The vital parameters are stable. He (Singh) is communicative. The senior faculty of CCM, Cardiology, Neurology, Endocrinology and Nephrology are supervising his treatment and are keeping a close watch on all the parameters related to his health," the SGPGIMS said in a statement.

Director Prof RK Dhiman is monitoring his treatment on a daily basis, it said.

Eighty-nine-year-old Singh, who has also been the governor of Rajasthan, was admitted to the ICU of the hospital on the evening of July 4 due to an infection and reduced consciousness level.

Earlier, he was undergoing treatment at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief JP Nadda and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath had visited the ailing leader on Thursday.

Taking to his official account on Twitter, Prime Minister Modi confirmed on Friday that he had spoken to Kalyan Singh's grandson and inquired after the health of the former UP CM. "Countless people across India are praying for the speedy recovery of Kalyan Singh Ji. Yesterday, JP Nadda Ji, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath Ji and others went to the hospital to meet him. I just spoke to his grandson and inquired about his health," the Prime Minister wrote.

Prime Minister Modi said he was deeply touched to know that Kalyan Singh remembered him during the conversation with BJP president JP Nadda. "I also have many memories of my interactions with Kalyan Singh Ji," PM Modi said. "Several of those memories came back to life. Talking to him has been a learning experience," he added.

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