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Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi admitted to Gurugram hospital

Ajit Jogi was admitted to the Raipur Hospital soon after he came down with acute pulmonary oedema. He was moved to a private institution in Gurugram after he was diagnosed with pneumonia.

india Updated: May 30, 2018 12:01 IST
Ritesh Mishra
Ritesh Mishra
Hindustan Times, Raipur
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Ajit Jogi was kept on ventilator support after he complained of chest pain and breathing problems(HT File Photo)

Former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi was shifted from the Ramkrishna Hospital in Raipur to a private medical institution in Gurugram on Tuesday evening, days after he was diagnosed with pneumonia.

Doctors said the 72-year-old Janata Congress chief was admitted to the Raipur Hospital soon after he came down with acute pulmonary oedema, which causes the lungs to fill up with fluid. A release issued by his son, Amit, stated that he was shifted to Medanta Hospital for further treatment under the supervision of Dr Naresh Trehan.

Sandeep Dave, director of Ramkrishna Hospital, said Jogi was kept on ventilator support after he complained of chest pain and breathing problems. “He is stable, but has been sent to Medanta Hospital by air ambulance for further treatment,” he added.

Jogi’s wife Renu, son Amit and daughter-in-law Richa accompanied him to Gurugram.