Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS for urinary tract infection, nation prays for him


New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) patriarch and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was admitted to AIIMS on Monday and is being treated for urinary tract infection. Earlier, the hospital had said that Vajpayee was admitted for a routine check-up and that his condition was stable. A team of doctors under the supervision of AIIMS director Randeep Guleria were attending to the nonagenarian leader, a statement from the hospital had said. A host of leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the BJP leader at the hospital. The PM met the doctors and enquired about the well-being of Vajpayee. He also met his family members and spent nearly 50 minutes at the hospital.BJP veteran LK Advani, BJP president Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Health Minister JP Nadda, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi were among those who paid a visit to the ailing leader. As news of the former PM’s health spread, many, including political leaders and common people prayed for his recovery.