SAD patriarch Parkash Singh Badal hospitalised; condition stable
June 07, 2022  01:17
Shiromani Akali Dal patriarch Parkash Singh Badal was on Monday evening admitted to the PGIMER in Chandigarh after he complained of gastric-related problems, hospital sources said. 

The 94-year-old former Punjab chief minister has been admitted to the Advanced Cardiac Centre of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research and was undergoing a medical examination, they said. 

He complained of some gastric-related problems and had one episode of vomiting, but his condition is stable, the sources said, adding that the SAD leader is being looked after by a team of doctors. 

Earlier this year, Badal had contracted COVID-19. 

In February, he was taken to a private hospital in Mohali for a post-Covid health check-up. 

He had undergone a cardiac and pulmonary check-up too. 

Prior to this, Badal was on January 24 discharged from a hospital in Ludhiana where he was admitted after he tested positive for COVID-19. 

The SAD patriarch had earlier been advised by doctors to opt for bi-weekly or tri-weekly precautionary check-ups, especially after being tested for COVID-19. 

Parkash Singh Badal is a five-time chief minister of Punjab. -- PTI
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