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Lalu shifted to Delhi AIIMS after his health deteriorates

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad — convicted in fodder scam cases — on Saturday was shifted to AIIMS, Delhi after his health condition deteriorated while undergoing treatment at a hospital at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) in Ranchi for multiple ailments.

Earlier, the Inspector General of the jail said Lalu will be flown to Delhi and should be back in Ranchi within a month, said .

“Lalu is having trouble breathing for the last two days. On Friday, he was found to be having pneumonia. Considering his age, we have decided to shift him to AIIMS-Delhi on the advice of doctors for better treatment,” RIMS Director Dr Kameshwar Prasad told news agency PTI.

“He is likely to be shifted to AIIMS today. We have already spoken to the experts at AIIMS,” he added.

Dr Prasad further said that the authorities and his family are arranging for an air ambulance to shift him to AIIMS-Delhi.

On Friday, Prasad’s wife Rabri Devi, daughter Misa Bharti, sons Tej Pratap and Tejashwi reached Ranchi and met him in the night. According to PTI, Tejashwi told reporters that his father’s condition was worrisome.

Tejashwi also met Chief Minister Hemant Soren at his residence during the day to seek cooperation from the state government in arranging to take his father to Delhi.

Sunday, 24 January 2021 | PNS | Ranchi

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