The Hush Post: Former Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Virbhadra Singh who was admitted to the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital in Shimla on Thursday following complaints of chest congestion is likely to be discharged today.
A health update released by the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMC) stated that his condition is stable.
“He (Virbhadra Singh) was admitted at around 5 pm after he felt uneasy. No serious problem has been found in preliminary medical report. His condition is stable. He will be discharged within 2 days. Further medical tests are underway,” Dr Janak Raj, Medical Superintendent at IGMC, was quoted as telling news agency ANI.
84-year-old Virbhadra Singh is the longest erving CM of Himachal Pradesh and a record six-time chief minister. He became the chief minister of Himachal Pradesh for the first time in April 1983 and held the post until March 1990 during the first and second stint. He later held the office for three more terms with his last stint ending in December 2017.