Atal Bihari Vajpayee Health Update: Former Prime Minister Admitted to AIIMS
Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS (File image/PTI)

New Delhi, June 11: Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Monday. A statement was released by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying Vajpayee has been admitted to AIIMS for a routine check-up.

Vajpayee, who has been ailing for some time now, has been undergoing treatment at his residence. He has been taken to AIIMS for routine check-up and investigations. "He will be under the supervision of Dr randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS," said the statement.

The AIIMS administration also issued a statement saying the former prime minister was stable. "Atal Bihari Vajpayee's condition is stable and a team of doctors under the supervision of Dr Randeep Guleria, Director AIIMS are conducting tests," AIIMS administration said.

Vajpayee was the Prime Minister of India from 1998 to 2004. He was also the Prime Minister for 13 days in 1996. he announced retirement from active politics in 2005. The Narendra Modi government honoured Vajpayee with the Bharat Ratna in 2014.