Former UP CM Kalyan Singh critical, shifted to SGPGIMS in Lucknow
Kalyan SinghIANS (File photo)

Former UP CM Kalyan Singh critical, shifted to SGPGIMS in Lucknow

Lucknow, July 5, 2021

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh was shifted to the Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) here late on Sunday evening, after his condition took a turn for the worse.

He was shifted from the Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences (RMLIMS), where he was in ICU since Saturday.

A sudden rise in his blood pressure triggered a minor heart attack.

According to an official statement, the 89-year-old politician, has developed an inflammation in the parotid gland and was also diagnosed with irregularities in his kidney function.

A panel of ten doctors is treating the former chief minister.

"His blood pressure and pulse are stable, but he has altered sensorium which is being treated by doctors of cardiology, nephrology, endocrinology and neuro-autology," according to an SGPGI bulletin.

Antibiotics administration has helped control his sepsis, but brain scans showed blood clots.

Meanwhile, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Maurya visited the veteran leader before he was moved to SGPGI's critical care medicine ICU.

IANS

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