Senior politician ND Tiwari is critical after suffering from brain stroke on Wednesday. He has been admitted to Max Hospital in Saket in New Delhi, his niece Manishi Tiwari was quoted by ANI.
Sources at Max Hospital in Saket said the condition of 91-year-old Tiwari is serious and he is under observation in the Intensive Care Unit. A team of doctors is attending to him, they said. Tiwari’s son Rohit said he fell unconscious this morning while having tea at his house, PTI reported.
Nayaran Dutt Tiwari is the only Indian politician to have served as chief minister of two states. While he was thrice at the helm of power in Uttar Pradesh, he also became the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand once in 2002. Tiwari also served as Minister of External Affairs in Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s cabinet. Tiwari was also the Governor of Andhra Pradesh from 2007 to 2009.
The 91-year-old leader is being monitored by doctors and will be under observation for the next four days.
His son Rohit Shekhar and wife Ujjwala are by his side at the hospital.
The veteran leader, who also served as Union Minister in successive Congress governments, as Uttarakhand Chief Minister and Andhra Pradesh Governor, is under the treatment of senior neurosurgeon J.D. Mukherjee and senior cardiologist Sumit Sethi.