Amit Shah was kept under observation at AIIMS since he was diagnosed with swine flu on Wednesday.

Amit Shah discharged after undergoing treatment for swine flu
news Politics Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 15:10

BJP President Amit Shah was on Sunday discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi, where he was admitted after contracting swine flu. "With the grace of god, I am fully healthy now and have come home after being discharged from the hospital. I am grateful to all of you for wishing me speedy recovery," the BJP National President said in a tweet in Hindi.

Earlier in the day, the Bharatiya Janata Party's media cell convenor Anil Baluni had confirmed the news. "It's a matter of joy, happiness that our President Amit Shahji has been discharged from AIIMS. He is completely healthy and has reached his residence. Thanks to all the well-wishers and party cadres for their wishes," Baluni tweeted.

Amit Shah, 54, was admitted on Wednesday. He was under the observation of AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria.

Pon Radhakrishnan, Union Minister of State for Finance and Shipping, took to Twitter to convey his wishes to Amit Shah. "Happy to hear that our BJP National President Amit Shah ji has been discharged from AIIMS today. Prayers for his good health and wellness," he tweeted.

On Wednesday, Amit Shah also took to Twitter to inform about his health condition where he wrote that he is being kept under observation. As per sources at AIIMS, Amit Shah was admitted following complaints of chest congestion and breathing issues. The BJP chief arrived at the hospital at around 9 pm and is admitted to the old private ward of the hospital.

This came after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was rushed to the US for medical treatment on Wednesday. He was diagnosed with soft tissue cancer and is undergoing treatment in New York. 

(With inputs from IANS)

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