Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan undergoes routine check-up in Chennai hospital
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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan undergoes routine check-up in Chennai hospital

An official said the CM was admitted under an urologist. However, his exact ailment was not made public.

india Updated: Mar 03, 2018 21:28 IST
PTI, Chennai
Communist Party of India‬,‪Pinarayi Vijayan‬,‪Indian National Congress
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s ailment has not been made public yet. (PTI File Photo)

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan was admitted to the Apollo Hospital here for a “routine medical check-up” and discharged on Saturday, the hospital said.

The 73-year-old Vijayan, admitted to the hospital at Greams Road here at 11.55 pm on Friday, was discharged around 4 pm on Saturday, hospital authorities said.

A hospital bulletin said he was admitted for ‘routine annual medical check-up’.

An official said the chief minister was admitted under an urologist, IANS reported.

Earlier, the Chief Minister’s Office in Thiruvananthapuram had said Vijayan was scheduled to be discharged Saturday evening.

Meanwhile, popular Tamil film icon-turned politician Kamal Haasan on Saturday called on Vijayan at the government guest house here and enquired about his health condition.

Vijayan said he met Haasan at the guest house and shared a picture of the meeting on his Facebook page.

During the brief interaction, the Makkal Needhi Maiam president enquired about Vijayan’s health, a release from the actor’s party said.

Last year, the 63-year-old actor had met Vijayan at his residence in Kerala capital ahead of his political foray

First Published: Mar 03, 2018 12:38 IST