BJP chief Amit Shah admitted to AIIMS with swine flu

Well, Shah isn't the only BJP leader who has been admitted to the hospital in last few months, the Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, was admitted to the pulmonary medicine department, earlier this Monday

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Published on 17 Jan 2019 4:06 AM GMT

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New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah, on Wednesday took to his twitter account, where he confirmed the news of being infected with swine influenza and asked his followers to pray for him. Amit is admitted to the AIIMS (Delhi) for the treatment.

"I have been diagnosed with swine flu for which the treatment is underway. With God's grace and good wishes from all of you, I will recover soon," he tweeted the post in Hindi.

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Shah is a close associate of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and has held a number of portfolios in the state government during Modi's tenure as Chief Minister of Gujarat.

According to hospital sources, a team of doctors is monitoring Shah’s condition under the supervision of All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) director Randeep Guleria. Shah is expected to recover soon.

Well, Shah isn't the only BJP leader who has been admitted to the hospital in last few months, the Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, was admitted to the pulmonary medicine department, earlier this Monday.

Moreover, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is currently in the United States for his routine medical checkup, as Arun had in July undergone a kidney transplant.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar are also battling with their poor health.

Swaraj has decided not to contest forthcoming Lok Sabha elections due to her poor health, whereas, Parrikar has been diagnosed with cancer.

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