The condition of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee remains critical on Thursday morning and he is currently on life support system in Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). According to AIIMS on Wednesday, the medical condition of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart worsened over the last 24 hours. “Unfortunately, his condition has worsened over the last 24 hours. His condition is critical and he is on a life-support system,” the AIIMS said in the statement.
Several political leaders — Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Senior BJP leader LK Advani, daughter Pratibha Advani and BJP President Amit Shah — reached the hospital on Thursday morning to check on the former prime minister.