BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday got admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) owing to swine flu infection, the authorities said.
According to AIIMS sources, Shah (54) arrived at AIIMS later in the evening and is under the observation of the institute's Director Randeep Guleria.
This comes even as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was rushed to the US for medical treatment on Wednesday.
Amit Shah also took to Twitter to inform about his health condition where he wrote that he is being kept under observation.
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"I am infected with Swine Flu for which treatment is going on. With God's grace and people's love and good wishes, I hope to recover soon," Shah said.
As per sources at AIIMS, Amit Shah got admitted following complaints of chest congestion and breathing issues.
The BJP chief arrived at the hospital at around 9 pm and is admitted in the old private ward of the hospital.
A team of doctors under the supervision of AIIMS director Randeep Guleria is monitoring his condition, as per reports.
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal visited Amit Shah in hospital.
Meanwhile, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has also been undergoing treatment at AIIMS for the past couple of days.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh wished Amit Shah a speedy recovery.
Spoke to @AmitShah ji who is undergoing treatment for Swine Flu at AIIMS and inquired about his health. I pray for his speedy recovery.тАФ Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) January 16, 2019
With IANS inputs