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  India   All India  16 Nov 2016  Sushma Swaraj needs kidney transplant, on dialysis

Sushma Swaraj needs kidney transplant, on dialysis

ANI
Published : Nov 16, 2016, 11:32 am IST
Updated : Nov 16, 2016, 12:39 pm IST

The External Affairs Minister was admitted to AIIMS on November 7 and is being monitored by a team of doctors.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (Photo: PTI)
 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said she is in AIIMS because of kidney failure, adding that she was on dialysis.

"Friends : This is to update you on my health. I am in AIIMS because of kidney failure. Presently, on dialysis.undergoing tests for a Kidney transplant. Lord Krishna will bless," Swaraj tweeted.

 

Swaraj was admitted to AIIMS on November 7 and is being monitored by a team of doctors.

The veteran BJP leader has been suffering from diabetes for nearly 20 years.

The 64-year-old was admitted to AIIMS in April too when she underwent treatment for pneumonia and other health issues.

Other members of the ruling BJP and a few senior journalists responded to her tweet, wishing her a speedy recovery.

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