Lalji Tandon hospitalised, Shivraj Chouhan to visit Lucknow


Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon, on Monday, who was hospitalized has been put on elective ventilator support, as informed by Lucknow’s Medanta Hospital. Tandon has been undergoing dialysis due to problems in his lungs, kidney, and liver.


The MP Governor was admitted to the hospital on 11 June complaining of difficulties in breathing, urination, and fever. The hospital issued a medical bulletin stating that the governor was kept under supervision of doctors and was treated as per CT guided procedure.  


Subsequently, Tandon developed internal abdominal bleeding after which an emergency operation was performed. The hospital has stated that while Tandon’s condition is serious, it is under control and is currently kept under the strict supervision of a team of critical care specialists.


Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be leaving for Lucknow on Tuesday to visit ailing state governor Lalji, the officials said.


“The chief minister is leaving shortly for Lucknow to meet the governor and find out about his well-being,” said the officials. According to a report from Lucknow, Tandon’s condition is “Serious yet under control”.


“He (Lalji Tandon) is on ventilator since yesterday (Monday),” Medanta Hospital Director Dr Rakesh Kapoor said.


As per a hospital bulletin issued on Monday, Tandon “developed internal abdominal bleeding for which an emergency operation was performed. The operation was successful and he was shifted to ICU under strict supervision of medical experts”.


 “On 15 June, consequent to problems in his lungs, kidney and liver, he has been put on elective ventilator support and is also undergoing dialysis,” the bulletin stated