Samajwadi Party (SP) patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, who was shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Medanta Hospital in Gurugram on Sunday, is in stable condition, the party said in a tweet.
“Respected Netaji is admitted in the ICU of Medanta Hospital, Gurugram, his condition is stable. He is being treated under the supervision of senior doctors,” the Samajwadi Party wrote on its official Twitter handle.
In a another tweet, the SP said that information about Yadav’s health will be given from time to time.
The former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh has been undergoing treatment at a hospital since August 22.
Sources from the Medanta Hospital told news agency PTI the 82-year-old veteran politician is being treated under the supervision of oncologists Dr Nitin Sood and Dr Sushil Kataria.
The SP patriarch’s family members are reaching Gurugram to be with him. His son and Samajwadi president (SP) Akhilesh Yadav left Lucknow earlier in the day and arrived at the Medanta hospital a few hours ago.
Many political leaders wished speedy recovery to the ailing Samajwadi Party patriarch.
“Received information about the ill health of former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav Ji, I pray to Lord Ram for his speedy recovery and long life,” Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Brajesh Pathak tweeted.
“Received information about the ill health of Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav. I pray to God for his speedy recovery,” Dinesh Sharma, president of Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Uttar Pradesh unit, wrote.
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi too expressed concerns over Mulayam Singh Yadav’s health and prayed for his speedy recovery.