New Delhi: The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday morning underwent a cardiac bypass surgery at AIIMS, New Delhi. The surgery has reportedly been successful and the president health is stable said Rashtrapati Bhawan in a statement.
The president, aged 75, had undergone a health check-up at the military hospital following a chest discomfort last Friday morning.
“The condition of President Shri Ram Nath Kovind is stable. He is being referred to AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), Delhi for further investigation,” the hospital said in a statement on Saturday.
The hospital in its Friday medical bulletin had said, “President of India visited Army Hospital (R&R) following chest discomfort this morning. He is undergoing routine check-up and is under observation”.
On Friday, the President was also visited by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at the Army hospital.
As per Army’s Research and Referral hospital’s Saturday statement, President Ram Nath Kovind’s health was said to be stable and that he was referred to the AIIMS for further investigation.