NEW DELHI: Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ‘s prominent leader has been admitted to AIIMS for routine check-up and investigation.
Vajpayee was taken to the hospital on the recommendations of doctors.
Vajpayee was the first person from the BJP to have become the prime minister of India. In the 1996 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP had emerged as the single-largest party. Congress had won 140 seats while BJP had 161 in its kitty. Vajpayee was thus sworn in as the 10th PM of India.