Published: August 14, 2020 11:37:41 am
Former president Pranab Mukherjee’s situation stays crucial, and he continues to be on ventilator help, the Army’s Research and Referral (R&R) Hospital mentioned in an announcement Friday. The 84-year-old Bharat Ratna recipient underwent mind surgical procedure on August 10 to take away a blood clot. He had additionally tested positive for Covid-19. The hospital mentioned Mukherjee’s very important parameters had been steady.
Mukherjee’s son and Congress chief Abhijit Mukherjee on Thursday dismissed news reports of his father’s death, saying the previous president was “nonetheless alive and haemodynamically steady”. “My father Shri Pranab Mukherjee continues to be alive and haemodynamically steady! Speculations & faux information being circulated by reputed Journalists on social media clearly displays that Media in India has turn into a manufacturing unit of Fake News,” Abhijeet wrote on Twitter.
Meanwhile, a 72-hour ‘yagna’ was performed in Mukherjee’s hometown Kirnahar in West Bengal’s Birbhum district for his speedy restoration. Residents of Kirnahar and Mukherjee’s prolonged members of the family began the ‘yagna’ on the event of Janmashtami on Tuesday. The members of the family additionally supplied prayers in his ancestral village Miriti, a couple of kilometres from Kirnahar.
“The yajna at Japeswar Shiva Mandir started on the auspicious day of Janmashtami and it’ll go on uninterrupted for 3 days. The Mahamritunjay yajna will certainly guarantee fast restoration of Pranab babu, who’s the son of Kirnahar,” PTI quoted the chief priest as saying.
Mukherjee’s daughter, Sharmistha Mukherjee Wednesday took to Twitter and prayed for his recovery. “Last 12 months, August eight was one of many happiest day for me as my dad obtained Bharat Ratna. Exactly a 12 months later, on August 10, he fell critically unwell. May God do no matter is finest for him and provides me energy to just accept each joys and sorrows of life with equanimity. I sincerely thank all four their issues,” she tweeted.
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