Amit Shah will be discharged soon: BJP

January 17, 2019 10:07 pm | Updated 10:07 pm IST - New Delhi

BJP president Amit Shah in New Delhi on August 16, 2018.

BJP president Amit Shah in New Delhi on August 16, 2018.

BJP president Amit Shah, who has been admitted to AIIMS for treatment of swine flu, is doing well and will be discharged in a day or two, the party said on January 17.

Mr. Shah had tweeted about his illness on January 16.

“National President of BJP, Amit Shah ji, is doing well. He will be discharged in a day or two. Thanks everyone for your good wishes!” the party’s media head and Rajya Sabha member Anil Baluni said.

A team of doctors is monitoring his condition under the supervision of AIIMS director Randeep Guleria, the hospital said. Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey visited AIIMS Thursday morning to enquire about Mr. Shah’s health.

Later in the day, Union Ministers J.P. Nadda and Anupriya Patel, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari and other leaders visited him.

According to AIIMS sources, the BJP leader was admitted following complaints of chest congestion and breathing issues. He was admitted in the old private ward.

Union Minister Piyush Goyal and other BJP leaders visited AIIMS on January 16 night.

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