Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was admitted to Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) on Monday after she developed symptoms of viral fever.
New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gets discharged after four days from AIIMS hospital in Delhi where she was undergoing treatment for a stomach infection. She was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) on Monday. She was taken to the hospital around noon for a routine check-up claim some media reports. She was admitted to a private ward for a minor stomach infection and a routine checkup, as per reports.
No official information was given on this by the Ministry of Finance. At the time of the finance minister’s hospitalisation, Reuters quoted a source as saying, “There is nothing serious or alarming. He is fine.”
Nirmala Sitharaman’s health has deteriorated at a time when she has to present the budget for the financial year 2023-24 in the next one month. She will present the budget in Parliament on 1 February 2023.
The hospitalisation of the 63-year-old minister came at a crucial time since the presentation of Budget of the nation is only a month away.
On Saturday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman attended the 35th annual convocation of The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University in Chennai. The finance minister observed that medical education in Tamil Nadu should be taught in Tamil language as there was a definite need towards strengthening it.
On Sunday, the finance minister paid floral tribute to the former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, on his birth anniversary at ‘Sadaiv Atal’ in New Delhi.