UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s father Anand Singh Bisht passes away

Updated on Apr 20, 2020 01:13 PM IST

He had liver and kidney-related issues, and was admitted to the hospital with an acute liver infection, doctors said.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath(PTI)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath(PTI)
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Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s father, Anand Singh Bisht, who was undergoing treatment at New Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences, has died of multi-organ failure, a doctor said on Monday.

Eighty-nine-year-old Bisht, admitted the hospital since March 13, was on ventilator support in the intensive care unit (ICU).

“He had multiple issues; his kidneys and liver were not working optimally; he was on dialysis and other life-saving measures and was being treated by a multi-disciplinary team of specialists...,” said a senior doctor at the hospital, requesting anonymity.

He had liver and kidney-related issues, and was admitted to the hospital with an acute liver infection, doctors said. He also suffered from critically low blood pressure, extreme dehydration and severe infection.

“Honourable CM’s father left for his heavenly abode at 10.44 am. Our deepest condolences,” Uttar Pradesh additional chief secretary (home) Awanish Awasthi said in a statement.

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